The Westminster Handbook to Patristic Theology is a unique reference resource for study of the theological ideas developed in the early church period.
Patristic theology is the theology written by Christians up to the Medieval period and became both formative for the Christian church and determinative for its theologizing throughout history. This handbook provides easy access to the personalities, ideas, councils, and doctrines that created the massive tradition of Christian thought that exists today. The Westminster Handbook to Patristic Theology is an excellent resource for students just becoming acquainted with patristic study as well as pastors and scholars who require a ready reference.
The Westminster Handbook to Christian Theology series provides a set of resources for the study of historic and contemporary theological movements and Christian theologians. These books are intended to help students and scholars find concise and accurate treatments of important theological terms.