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pa·tris·tics

 (pə-trĭs′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The study of the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Church Fathers.
2. The writings of the Church Fathers.
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Noun1.patristics - the writings of the early Church Fathers
writing - (usually plural) the collected work of an author; "the idea occurs with increasing frequency in Hemingway's writings"
2.patristics - the study of the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Church Fathers
Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches
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Patristics and Catholic Social Thought: Hermeneutical Models for a Dialogue.
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But if Clark's ostensible aim here is to call scholars of patristics towards theory, on another level her work here is part of a larger "crisis" in historiography more generally.
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As interest in psychology and the social sciences has replaced the study of Greek and Latin patristics in these institutions, the Newberry has found significant opportunities to purchase, and more frequently to receive as donations, entire rare book collections en bloc.
Sergius Institute of Orthodox Theology was founded in Paris on April 30, 1925, Florovsky was invited by Dean Sergius Bulgakov to join the faculty as Professor of Patristics. Florovsky's interest in Patristics dates from his days in Odessa, but he only began to studythis field seriously in 1924 when he was in Prague.
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