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The Fountain of Knowledge By John Damascene
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Fountain of Knowledge or The Fountain of Wisdom is a work containing three sections: Philosophical Chapters, 'Dialectic', it deals mostly with logic, its primary purpose being to prepare the reader... More > for a better understanding of the rest of the book; Concerning Heresy– the last chapter of this part (Chapter 101) deals with the Heresy of the Ishmaelites.Unlike earlier sections devoted to other heresies, which are disposed of succinctly in just a few lines, this chapter runs into several pages. It constitutes one of the first Christian refutations of Islam;An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith– a summary of the dogmatic writings of the Early Church Fathers. This writing was the first work of Scholasticism in Eastern Christianity and an important influence on later Scholastic works< Less
St. John of Damascus - Writings (Fathers of the Church vol. 37) By Saint John of Damascus
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[Hardcover] St. John Damascene, among the greatest of the Eastern fathers during the patristic age, produced his work "The Fount of Wisdom" as a summary of Christian philosophy and... More > theology. This volume includes "The Philosophical Chapters," "On Heresies," and "An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith." This classic translation of the saint's magnum opus is now availble in an attractive edition from Ex Fontibus Co.< Less
Christian Metaphysics and their Controversies By Steven Jones
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“What is Truth?” This is the very question Pilate asks Christ just before the Crucifixion. It is also the very question that has puzzled theologians, intrigued philosopher’s, and... More > confused the believer. Yet, the very definition of truth has changed over the centuries. If the very definition of truth is up for grabs, how is it that we can even communicate? Using little known texts and re-establishing ancient scientific principles, Christian Metaphysics and their Controversies tackles this very issue by going back to the beginning of human thought, establishing a historical basis for the discussion of Truth, and then showing how True Christian principles have always been based on a specific understanding of reason. Once understood, it then shows how modern philosophy has subtly changed that basis of truth eventually leading to the teaching that ‘truth is paradox’ in order to save religion in the face of modern science.< Less
On Holy Images By St. John of Damascus
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St. John Damascene wrote one of the most important defenses of the use of Holy Icons that remains from the early Church. He wrote it while a member of the court of Muslim rulers who were hostile to... More > iconography. To this here is added three of his sermons on the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.< Less
On Holy Images By St. John of Damascus
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St. John Damascene wrote one of the most important defenses of the use of Holy Icons that remains from the early Church. He wrote it while a member of the court of Muslim rulers who were hostile to... More > iconography. To this here is added three of his sermons on the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.< Less
The Quotable Eastern Church Fathers: Distinctively Catholic Elements in Their Theology By Dave Armstrong
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This collection documents examples of “distinctively Catholic” theological beliefs or doctrines in the Eastern Church fathers; that is, ones in harmony with historic Catholic teaching but... More > differing in some way from one or more strains of Protestant theology or Eastern Orthodox views. Quotations will be drawn from the “Three Holy Hierarchs” of Eastern Christian Tradition: St. Basil the Great (c. 330-379), St. John Chrysostom (c. 345-407), and St. Gregory Nazianzen (c. 330-c. 390). St. Athanasius (c. 297-373) is usually added to this list, and these are the Four Great Eastern Doctors of the Church. Additionally, the following four fathers are included: St. Cyril of Alexandria (c. 376-444), St. Ephraim (c. 306-373), St. Cyril of Jerusalem (c. 315-387), and St. John Damascene (c. 676-749). All eight men are “Doctors” of the Catholic Church. Quotations are drawn from public domain works and are found online at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library website.< Less
The Quotable Eastern Church Fathers: Distinctively Catholic Elements in Their Theology By Dave Armstrong
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This collection documents examples of “distinctively Catholic” theological beliefs or doctrines in the Eastern Church fathers; that is, ones in harmony with historic Catholic teaching but... More > differing in some way from one or more strains of Protestant theology or Eastern Orthodox views. Quotations will be drawn from the “Three Holy Hierarchs” of Eastern Christian Tradition: St. Basil the Great (c. 330-379), St. John Chrysostom (c. 345-407), and St. Gregory Nazianzen (c. 330-c. 390). St. Athanasius (c. 297-373) is usually added to this list, and these are the Four Great Eastern Doctors of the Church. Additionally, the following four fathers are included: St. Cyril of Alexandria (c. 376-444), St. Ephraim (c. 306-373), St. Cyril of Jerusalem (c. 315-387), and St. John Damascene (c. 676-749). All eight men are “Doctors” of the Catholic Church. Quotations are drawn from public domain works.< Less
The Quotable Eastern Church Fathers: Distinctively Catholic Elements in Their Theology By Dave Armstrong
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This collection documents examples of “distinctively Catholic” theological beliefs or doctrines in the Eastern Church fathers; that is, ones in harmony with historic Catholic teaching but... More > differing in some way from one or more strains of Protestant theology or Eastern Orthodox views. Quotations will be drawn from the “Three Holy Hierarchs” of Eastern Christian Tradition: St. Basil the Great (c. 330-379), St. John Chrysostom (c. 345-407), and St. Gregory Nazianzen (c. 330-c. 390). St. Athanasius (c. 297-373) is usually added to this list, and these are the Four Great Eastern Doctors of the Church. Additionally, the following four fathers are included: St. Cyril of Alexandria (c. 376-444), St. Ephraim (c. 306-373), St. Cyril of Jerusalem (c. 315-387), and St. John Damascene (c. 676-749). All eight men are “Doctors” of the Catholic Church. Quotations are drawn from public domain works and are found online at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library website.< Less
Diderot on Chasing Tools and Workshop By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This is a reproduction of Diderot's famous French Encyclopaedia from 1751. There are three pages, a title page, a descriptive key page to the images and a page that has an engraving of a chasing and... More > damascening workshop along with a plate showing chasing tools and chisels as well as some typical workshop tools. After the reproduction comes a new section: the translation of the workplace descriptions and the tool key into English, with the proper English chasing terms used for the tools. A variety of tools are named.< Less
Diderot on Chasing Tools and Workshop By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This is a reproduction of Diderot's famous French Encyclopaedia from 1751. There are three pages, a title page, a descriptive key page to the images and a page that has an engraving of a chasing and... More > damascening workshop along with a plate showing chasing tools and chisels as well as some typical workshop tools. After the reproduction comes a new section: the translation of the workplace descriptions and the tool key into English, with the proper English chasing terms used for the tools. A variety of tools are named.< Less