Spirituality in the Thought & Life of the Church Fathers

Speaker(s): Christopher Hall
Date: July 2-13, 2001
Length: 16:12:01
Product ID: RGDL3116S

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Description

Spirituality has been a hot topic over the past few years. This series explores a specific type or model of Christian spirituality practised by Christians living from roughly the third to the seventh centuries CE. How, for example, did these early Christians pray? Where was their understanding of Christian character? Who were the "desert fathers?" How can the insights of these early Christians be translated into the context of the modern world? These and other questions and issues are addressed. Lectures include:

  • A Guide to Devotional Reading: Possibilities and Potential Problems
  • Athanasius's The Life of Antony (2 Lectures)
  • Sayings From the Desert Fathers (3 Lectures)
  • John Cassian: Conferences (2.5 Lectures)
  • John Chrysostom: On Wealth and Poverty (1.5 Lectures)

See All Audio by Christopher Hall

Christopher A. Hall is dean of the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvannia where he has been teaching in the biblical and theological studies program. He is also associate editor of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: The Gospel of Mark (with Thomas C. Oden), Reading the Scriptures with the Fathers, and Studying Theology with the Church Fathers.

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