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New Website : Read The Fathers
« on: December 16, 2012, 09:46:46 PM »
A friend studying at George Fox University passed along a wonderful new web addy to me...

readthefathers.org 

7 pages a day over 7 years to read the large library of translated texts
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Re: New Website : Read The Fathers
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2012, 10:26:33 PM »
I intend to start this on the New Year.

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Re: New Website : Read The Fathers
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2012, 12:27:54 AM »
Great find! Thank you!

Started today and was amazed at how edifying Pseudo-Ignatius' Epistle to Hero was.

I also have been going through the Great Books for about a year over at http://throughthegreatbooks.wordpress.com/

I have been hoping to find a similar 7-year project for the Church Fathers set on my shelves and here it is.

Doesn't leave much time for YouTube, though.


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Re: New Website : Read The Fathers
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2012, 12:43:25 AM »
I just signed up and purchased the Kindle version of the book. I will read it tonight.
Your idea has been debunked 1000 times already.. Maybe 1001 will be the charm

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Re: New Website : Read The Fathers
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2012, 05:09:17 AM »
In 2014 you're still reading Origen with this schedule...
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Re: New Website : Read The Fathers
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2012, 05:20:01 AM »
I whole heartedly support this, but why start in December? Wouldn't a further build up and then a January start make more sense?  :)
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Form a 'brute squad' then!