Originally Posted by submariner2
You asked for an example and I gave it. Irenaeus obviously depended on Scripture for his theology. However good he was as a theologian does not make him a good historian. He was refering to stories he had heard on the history issue. He had no way to know if they were true or not. Most historians today say he was wrong from a history standpoint even though he contributed much to christian theology. Even Catholic historians say that the Roman Church was not founded by Peter and Paul.
Of course there are many other examples of ECFs expressing the sola scriptura belief.
Wrong! No ECF ever wrote about Sola Scriptura let alone even defend it as other doctrines. You are merely injecting a false teaching into their words which not one ever supports.