|Saint Theodore the Studite: Biography and Online Writings
(scroll down for a list of online writings) Life: St. Theodore the Studite died in 826 and is one of the last of the Early Church Fathers. Theodore had been a monk for about 20 years when he took responsibility to revive the almost extinct monastery of Studios in the imperial city of Constantinople. Under his care, it became one of the shining lights of Eastern Christianity. St. Theodore was a tireless opponent of the iconoclast heresy, which forbade the use of images of Christ and the saints.
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The Fathers of the Church - Who They Are and Why They Matter
In a single, upbeat talk, full of examples and fascinating stories about some of the Church's most intriguing personalities, Marcellino D'Ambrosio explains who people are talking about when they refer to the "Fathers of the Church" or "Early Church Fathers. Though the ranks of the fathers include a tremendous variety of cultures, locales, and personalities, there is surprising consensus that emerges from them on a variety of the most pressing questions of our day. In this dynamic talk, Marcellino makes clear just how much these figures have to teach us.