Definition of Patristics

1. Noun. The writings of the early Church Fathers.

Exact synonyms: Patrology
Generic synonyms: Writing
Derivative terms: Patristic, Patristical



2. Noun. The study of the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Church Fathers.
Exact synonyms: Patrology
Generic synonyms: Christian Theology
Derivative terms: Patristic

Definition of Patristics

1. n. That departnent of historical theology which treats of the lives and doctrines of the Fathers of the church.

Definition of Patristics

1. Noun. The study of the works of the early Christian [ Church Fathers]. ¹

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Definition of Patristics

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Medical Definition of Patristics

1. That departnent of historical theology which treats of the lives and doctrines of the Fathers of the church. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Patristics

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1. A Text-book of the History of Doctrines by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach (1861)
"RELATION TO patristics. As the History of Doctrines has to do with doctrines chiefly as the common property of the church, it can consider the private views ..."

2. Compendium of the History of Doctrines by Karl Rudolf Hagenbach (1858)
"RELATION TO patristics. Inasmuch as the history of the dogma in its relation to the church is the primary object of doctrine history, the private opinions ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... Tertullian, the entire field of patristics, and to ecclesiastical and dogmatic history. In addition ' numerous programs and studies in the ZHT, ..."

4. History of Ancient Philosophy by Wilhelm Windelband (1899)
"... to be based allegorically upon the neo- Pythagorean mystic view of the world and life. 3. patristics. ..."

5. Methods of Teaching History by Andrew Dickson White, Charles Kendall Adams, John William Burgess, John Robert Seeley, Joseph Thacher Clarke, Herbert Baxter Adams, Ephraim Emerton, George Sylvester Morris, Richard Theodore Ely, Albert Bushnell Hart, William Coe Collar, William Eaton (1883)
"patristics. -f- Donaldson, James. A Critical History of Christian Literature and' Doctrine from the Death of the Apostles to the Nicene Council- L., ..."

6. History of Psychology: A Sketch and an Interpretation by James Mark Baldwin (1913)
"... OP DUALISM CHAPTER VI THE patristics, SCHOLASTICS, AND ARABIANS; THE MYSTICAL REACTION I. Christian and Patristic Psychology.1—The motive of dualism, ..."

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