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Philo of Alexandria 'Questions and answers on Genesis Books I-III By Apostle Horn
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The few biographical details known about Philo are found in his own works, especially in Legatio ad Gaium (Embassy to Gaius) of which only two of the original five volumes survive, and in... More > Josephus.The only event in his life that can be decisively dated is his participation in the embassy to Rome in 40 CE. He represented the Alexandrian Jews before Roman Emperor Caligula because of civil strife between the Alexandrian Jewish and Greek communities.< Less
The 15 Books of St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, 'On the Trinity' By Apostle Horn
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Saint Augustine of Hippo (/ɔːˈɡʌstɪn/; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430 AD) was a Roman African, early Christian theologian and philosopher from Numidia whose... More > writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was the Bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa and is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers in Western Christianity for his writings in the Patristic Period. Among his most important works are The City of God, De Doctrina Christiana and Confessions. Augustine imagined the Church as a spiritual City of God, distinct from the material Earthly City.< Less
'James' By Apostle Horn
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James the Just, or a variation of James, brother of the Lord (Latin: Iacomus from Hebrew: Ya'akov and Greek: Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, can also be... More > Anglicized as "Jacob"), was an early leader of the Jerusalem Church of the Apostolic Age, to which Paul was also affiliated. He died in Martyrdom in 62 or 69 AD. Catholics and Eastern Orthodox, as well as some Anglicans and Lutherans, teach that James, along with others named in the New Testament as "brothers" of Jesus, were not the biological children of Mary, but were possibly cousins of Jesus or half-brothers from a previous marriage of Joseph (as related in the Gospel of James). Roman Catholic tradition generally holds that this James is to be identified with James, son of Alphaeus, and James the Less. It is agreed by most that he should not be confused with James, son of Zebedee< Less
On the duties of the Clergy By Apostle Horn
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St. Ambrose, esteeming very highly the dignity of the ministerial office, was most desirous that the Clergy of his diocese should live worthily of their high vocation, and be good and profitable... More > examples to the people. Consequently he undertook the following treatise, setting forth the duties of the Clergy, and taking as a model the treatise of Cicero, De Officiis. The writer says that his object is to impress upon those whom he has ordained the lessons which he had previously taught them. Like Cicero, he treats of that which is right, becoming, or honourable [decorum], and what is expedient [utile]; but with reference not to this life but to that which is to come, teaching in the first book that which is becoming or honourable; in the second, what is expedient; and in the third, considering both in conjunction.In the first book he divides duties into ordinary, or the way of the commandments, binding upon all alike; and perfect, which consist in following the counsels.< Less

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