Gregory Nazianzen- On the Resurrection

(from Panegyric on His Brother S. Caesarius, c. 370 A.D.) “I believe the words of the wise, that every fair and God-beloved soul, when, set free from the bonds of the body, it departs hence, and at once enjoys a sense and perception of the blessings which await it, inasmuch as that which darkened it…

Tyrannius Rufinus- On the Resurrection of the Body

(from Commentary on the Apostles’ Creed, c. 309 A.D.) “That He shall come to judge the quick and the dead we are taught by many testimonies of the divine Scriptures. […] When, however, He is said to judge the quick and the dead, this does not mean that some will come to judgment who are…