An Unfamiliar Brother

Reflections on the Faith of Justin Martyr A new week means a new Church Father. I’ve been blessed to be able to keep up with such a pattern thus far. I hope it continues. This week, I read through the First and Second Apologies of Justin Martyr. While I found plenty of material to write about … Continue reading An Unfamiliar Brother

He Quoteth Many Scriptures

A Reading of Polycarp’s Epistle to the Philippians Having read through Ignatius’ epistles last week, I have decided to read his contemporary Polycarp this week. Polycarp’s only surviving work is his letter to the Philippians. The Smyrnaeans — of whom Polycarp was Bishop — also wrote to the surrounding churches of his martyrdom. It is … Continue reading He Quoteth Many Scriptures

Well, This Is Awkward

A Reformed Baptist Reads Ignatius Recently I had the privilege of spending time at home with my family and had enough free time to delve into some writings of the Early Church Fathers. I’ve decided that a good way to gather my thoughts and share them would be to read the entire works of any … Continue reading Well, This Is Awkward