Thursday, March 08, 2007

Patristics Roundup- March 2-8, 2007

It's been a very busy week in patristics land. Perhaps it is Lent or something, but there has been an increase in patristics posts. It was getting right hard to round up them little dogies (or Augies, as my wife would have it).

This week has also seen the suspension of the Patristic Carnival which I had suggested way back in December. In consulation with Keven Edgecomb on biblicalia, it seemed like it might be premature to press the Carnival. Besides, it seems these Roundups are providing a service. I appreciate, incidently, Kevin's praise of this effort. I'm glad that there are so many people finding this effort so helpful.


Mike Aquilina on The Way of the Fathers reviews a little book, St. Augustine LifeGuide: Words to Live By from the Great Christian Saint, alerts us to the Israel today website featuring images of the pre-Constantinian church at Megiddo, a recommendation of Father Joseph Lienhard’s book St. Joseph in Early Christianity: Devotion and Theology: A Study and an Anthology of Patristic Texts, makes a link to his broadcast on Sts. Perpetua and Felicity and calls attention to the patrologist Pope on St. Clement of Rome.

William Weedon on Weedon's blog deals with the charge that Lutherans pick and choose from the everyone else as Will suggests. He also features in his Patristic Quotes of the Day section quotes from St. Maximos the Confessor, Maximos again, and again, a reflection on Sts Perpetua and Felicity, back to Maximos

God-Fearin Fiddler features a discussion of St. Clement as the 4th Pope, complete with video feed.

Dave Armstrong on the cor ad cor loquitur blog has published an index of his blog entries on the Fathers. There is lots and lots to read from a Roman Catholic apologetic perspective!

Ad Orientem features an entry on St. Gregory Palamas and the Fathers.

P.J. Williams on the Evangelical Textual Criticism blog let us know about another web resource on the Fathers.

Guy Davies on the Exiled Preacher blog features a quote from the Letter of Diognatus.

Ben Arbour on the Believing Jesus blog featurs a book review of St. Augustine's On Free Choice and Will

Gordon Lyn Watley on the Sibyline Leaves blog offers suggestions of where to start in learning Greek for patristics.

Pfitz on the Coffee Klatz announces a new e-mail list publishing patristic quotes.

Stay Catholic offers a patristics catena on the Early Fathers on the Church.

James Swan on the Beggar's All blog offers a quote of St. Augustine on Matthew 16,18.

John Botsharow on the John Botscharow: Reflections on religion, politics and life blog features a discussion of Pelagianism.

Ben Myers on the Faith and Theology blog features a review of two books by Khalid Anatolios dealing with St. Athanasius.

Nicholas Hardesty on phatcatholic features a discussion of the Christological heresies and the Council of Chalcedon.

spurgeon on A Shepherd's Scrapbook blog features a discussion on evangelicals and the Fathers including a review of the Ancient Commentary on Scripture series.

The Lent and Beyond blog offers advice on how to pray from John the Solitary.

Hank's Eclectic Meanderings remembers Sts. Perpetua and Felicity.

Mark Gordon on the Suicide of the West discusses the impact that St. Justin Martyr had on his conversion and Justin's confession of faith. I'm with Mark on this one. I've always loved St. Justin's brave defence of the faith and his willingness to confront the powers and principalities of his day.

Kevin Edgecomb on biblicalia continues his series on translating the Desert Fathers with entries on Arsenios, part two and part three.

Rick Brannon on ricoblog features two more installments on his series on translating the Didache (Didache 14 and Didache 15) and reviews Ehrman's Loeb on the Apostolic Fathers, Vol. 2

Apocryphal Corner
Dr. April DeConick on the Forbidden Gospels blog features a discussion of "canonism" and asks whether the writers of the Gospel of Judas were Christians.

Rick Brannon on ricoblog features a discussion of the Acts of Philip and Mariamne


Anonymous said...

I very much enjoy these roundups


JH Homer Louisiana

theswain said...

Just my vote and my thanks for these roundups, they are appreciated. I read blogs in many fields and simply don't have time for more, unless someone points me to a good entry. So I really appreciate your roundups.

Anonymous said...

I'd like to provide an updated link to my blog John Botscharow - Reflections on Religion, Politics, & Life. I moved from WordPress's servers to my own server. The articles on Pelagianism as well as other Christian heresies are there now.

John Botscharow