or less commonly patristical\pə-ˈtri-sti-kəl \
Definition of patristic
: of or relating to the church fathers or their writings
Examples of patristic in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebBelief in transubstantiation has both scriptural and patristic bases.
John Hirschauer, National Review, 10 June 2019
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