The Fathers, Illustrated Edition, Volume II - St. Augustineto St. Maximus the Confessor, by Pope Benedict XVI is the second of 2 volumes. It is split into two versions to make room for dozens of full color illustrations from the greatest painters in Christendom. Pope Benedict brings to life the real heroes of the Church. These are the first generations following the Apostles - men who were theologians and philosophers, orators and pastors, leaders and problem-solvers, martyrs and saints. Experience an incredible combination of art and stories as the Pope himself shares the passions, sacrifices, and timeless impact which the early Fathers had on the universal Church. Hardcover, 144 pages. The Fathers, Illustrated Edition, Volume II will provide you with an extensive history of The Church and be a great source of inspiration.