Early Church Fathers

About this Collection

The Early Church Fathers consisted of the group of Christian theologians who were active in the first five centuries of the Christian Church. They interpreted Christian doctrine, laid down the canonical texts, and created the institutions of the early church.

Key People


Religion & Toleration

St. John, private property, and the Parable of the Wolf and the Good Shepherd (2ndC AD)

Saint John

War & Peace

The evangelist Luke “on earth peace, good will toward men” (1st century)

Saint Luke