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Clement of Rome
earliest Christian writer apart form NT: Wrote on church life and order
1st
Ignatius of Antioch
Wrote on church leadership and against Docetism
2nd
Justin Martyr
Defended Christian faith against pagans and Jews. Dealt with interpretation of scripture
2nd
Irenaeus
Wrote on fundamental Christian doctrines, the use of scripture and against Gnostics.
2nd
Tertullian
Wrote on orthodox beliefs against heresy, moral behavior and attitude to culture
2nd/3rd
Origen
Wrote on biblical scholarship, systematic theology, relation to philosophy
2nd/3rd
Cyprian
Wrote on the unity of the Church, practical church matters, pastoral zeal
3rd
Athanasius
Defined trinity and divinity of Christ
3rd/4th
Ambrose
Preaching, Church leadership, matters of Christian practice
4th
Jerome
Biblical scholarship., relation to pagan learning
4th/5th
Augustine
Theolgoy, esp on salvation, evil, grace, the church
4th/5th
Basil the Great
Wrote against Arianism, on community and love in monasticism, the trinity
4th
John Chrysostom
Preaching, christian morality
4th/5th
Cyril of Alexandria
Wrote against Nestorius, preserving Christ's person as a living unity.
5th