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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Apostolic Fathers.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Lawson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18474504M

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Crafted by an expert team of scholars, The Apostolic Fathers offers introductions to the works comprising this early Christian corpus, fully equipped with cutting-edge discussion of important topics including theological profiles, intertextuality, intellectual milieus, and anti-Jewish polemics.5/5(1). Theological and historical introduction to the Apostolic Fathers. New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Lawson.   This book is a new edition of The Breeze of the Centuries: Introducing Great Theologians — From the Apostolic Fathers to Aquinas and On Giants' Shoulders helpfully put into one volume. I wanted to recommend it to our church's students, so I decided to re-read it (it's been several years). Honestly, it's even better than I remember/5. The Apostolic Fathers: An introduction, by R. M. Grant Volume 1 of The Apostolic Fathers, Robert McQueen Grant Volume 1 of The Apostolic Fathers: A New Translation and Commentary, Robert McQueen Grant: Editor: Robert McQueen Grant: Publisher: T. Nelson, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Introducing you to the lives and thought of figures such as the Apostolic Fathers, Justin Martyr, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, Karl Barth, and others, this book makes the writings of these significant theologians accessible and approachable―opening up for you the riches of church history and enlarging your vision of God and his plan for the s: The Apostolic Fathers were core Christian theologians among the Church Fathers who lived in the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, who are believed to have personally known some of the Twelve Apostles, or to have been significantly influenced by them. Their writings, though widely circulated in Early Christianity, were not included in the canon of the New Testament. Many of the writings derive from . My Books. Apostolic Theology: A Trinitarian, Evangelical, Pentecostal Introduction to Christian Doctrine is available as a paperback or ebook from Amazon (UK). (Or from Amazon US, Amazon Canada, Amazon Australia, Amazon France, etc.) The Theosis of the Body of Chirst: From the Early British Apostolics to a Pentecostal Trinitarian Ecclesiology is available from Brill. Quasten reviews the life and works of every Christian writer from the apostolic fathers to the end of the Patristic 4 volume set is the definitive introduction to Patrology. Finding Books; and Nestorius (died c).[from Alistair McGrath’s Historical Theology: An Introduction to the History of Christian Thought.

The Apostolic Fathers comprise eight figures and writings of the early church: Clement of Rome, the Didache, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp of Smyrna, Papias of Hieropolis, the Epistle of Barnabas, the Shepherd of Hermes, and the Epistle to Diognetus. Clement of Rome wrote to the Corinthian church as bishop in A.D. Nothing fancy; the introduction is short and the notes are sparse, limited primarily to historical settings, so you’re getting it from the horses’ mouths. And what you’re getting is the founding Fathers, after th If you’re looking for a brief collection of early Christian writings, this one hits all the high points/5(70). Introducing you to the lives and thought of figures such as the Apostolic Fathers, Justin Martyr, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, Karl Barth, and others, this book makes the writings of these significant theologians accessible and approachable—opening up for you the riches of church history and enlarging your vision of God and his plan for the s:   Introducing you to the lives and thought of figures such as the Apostolic Fathers, Justin Martyr, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, Karl Barth, and others, this book makes the writings of these significant theologians accessible and approachable—opening up for you the riches of church history and enlarging your vision of God and his plan for the world.