The patristic was the formative and, in a sense, conclusive period of Christian theology.
Nor was it very different with the patristic, or Christian antique, element.
He took orders in 1828, and began a close study of patristic theology.
The same had been despotically true of the patristic period.
patristic histories, as indeed all histories, are to be used with critical caution.
Pearson on the Creed, with its patristic citations, was ever at his hand.
Dr Rendel Harris published in 1887 a complete facsimile, and gathered a great store of patristic illustration.
We would only indicate here some of the various uses of patristic study.
The latter comprehend some very early Bibles and important codices of patristic and other medieval writings.
Mediæval Christianity is at one with patristic, on this head.