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Princeton's WordNet

  1. patristics, patrologynoun

    the writings of the early Church Fathers

  2. patristics, patrologynoun

    the study of the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Church Fathers

Wiktionary

  1. patristicsnoun

    The study of the works of the early Christian Church Fathers.

Wikipedia

  1. Patristics

    Patristics or patrology is the study of the early Christian writers who are designated Church Fathers. The names derive from the combined forms of Latin pater and Greek patḗr (father). The period is generally considered to run from the end of New Testament times or end of the Apostolic Age (c. AD 100) to either AD 451 (the date of the Council of Chalcedon) or to the Second Council of Nicaea in 787.

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  1. patristics

    Patristics, also known as Patrology, is the study of the works, lives, and doctrines of the early Christian theologians, commonly known as Church Fathers, from the end of the 1st century to the middle of the 8th century. These include figures like Augustine of Hippo, St. Jerome, and John Chrysostom, among others. This branch of theology refers to the interpretation of these Christian philosophers' teachings and their relevance to contemporary theology and philosophical discourse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patristicsnoun

    that departnent of historical theology which treats of the lives and doctrines of the Fathers of the church

Wikidata

  1. Patristics

    Patristics or Patrology is the study of the Early Christian writers that are designated Church Fathers. The names derive from the combined form of Latin pater and Greek patḗr. The period is generally considered to run from the end of New Testament times or end of the Apostolic Age to either AD 451, or to the 8th century Second Council of Nicaea, see also First seven Ecumenical Councils.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patristics in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patristics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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