Professor Michael Barber on Catholic Answers Live with host Patrick Coffin explaining how the study of history and archeology can help you better understand what is written in Sacred Scripture.
Michael Barber is the Professor of Theology, Scripture and Catholic Thought at John Paul the Great Catholic University. He has his Ph.D. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His dissertation was on the Historical Jesus...
Faith of the Early Fathers, Volumes 1,2 and 3 In this three-volume set the early church fathers speak for themselves. Readers will be surprised to see how much these men of antiquity sound like the orthodox Catholic leaders of today.Volume I covers the Pre-Nicene and Nicene eras Volume II covers the Post-Nicene era through St. Jerome and Volume III covers St. Augustine to the end of the patristic period.This set is a concrete reminder of the awesome majesty of the universal church, transcending geographic location, culture, and even time itself.
"If you should be in foreign cities, do not simply ask where is the church, but where is the Catholic Church, for this is the proper name of this holy Mother of all."
~ Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem, Doctor of the Church, Saint; on the true identity of the Church (circa A.D. 347).