LESSON 13 - Who is a Church Father?
Who are Apostolic Fathers
Apostolic Fathers were not disciples of apostles
Apostolic Fathers created heresies
The apostolic fathers were contemporaries of Christ and the disciples of the apostles
Why were Apostolic Fathers persecuted ?
Because the were against Christian belief
Because they were faithful to Christian belief
Because there were in favor of heresies
What did the Fathers of the Councils do ?
They supported heresies
They contributed to formulation of our faith, and helped the councils in defeating the heretics
They wanted to change the Christian belief
How are Monastic Fathers different from others
They helped in councils
They developed inward spirituality through a long process of practicing asceticism and struggling against evil
They never had self control over their thoughts
Who are Local Fathers
They left their impact on the life of their Church and became examples for others to follow
These fathers played a role in the councils
They were monks