Title and Contents

The Early Church Fathers:


Volume 7

Fathers of the Third and Fourth Centuries:

Lactantius, Venantius, Asterius, Victorinus, Dionysius, Apostolic Teaching and Constitutions, 2 Clement, Early Liturgies.


Introductory Notice



I. Lactantius

The Divine Institutes.

The Epitome of the Divine Institutes.

A Treatise on the Anger of God.

On the Workmanship of God, or the Formation of Man.

Of the Manner in Which the Persecutors Died.

Fragments of Lactantius.

The Phœnix.

A Poem on the Passion of the Lord.


II. Venantius

Poem on Easter.


III. Asterius Urbanus

Extant Writings.


IV. Victorinus

On the Creation of the World.

Commentary on the Apocalypse of the Blessed John.


V. Dionysius of Rome

Against the Sabellians.


VI. The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles.


VII. Constitutions of the Holy Apostles.


VIII. The Homily Ascribed to Clement.

The Nicene Creed.


IX. Early Liturgies.

The Liturgy of James.

The Liturgy of Mark.

The Liturgy of the Blessed Apostles.