Careful reading of these writings demonstrates the unique place that the early Fathers of the Church hold in establishing the foundations of historic Christianity. Their relevance for contemporary ecumenical discussions is beyond dispute.
Ignatius Of Antioch & Polycarp Of Smyrna
Ignatius of Antioch and Polycarp of Smyrna were two of the greatest leaders of Christianity in the first half of the second century. Their combined writings provide a unique window on the faith, life, and practice of the early Christians.