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Reading the Apostolic Fathers: A Student's Introduction

Reading the Apostolic Fathers: A Student's Introduction

by Clayton N. Jefford

The Apostolic Fathers is a critically important collections of texts for studying the first century of Christian history. Here a leading expert on the Apostolic Fathers offers an accessible, up-to-date introduction and companion to these diverse and fascinating writings. This work is easy to use and affordable yet offers a thorough overview for students and … Read more…

The Apostolic Fathers and the New Testament

The Apostolic Fathers and the New Testament

by Clayton N. Jefford

The apostolic fathers were authors of nonbiblical church writings of the first and early second centuries. These works are important because their authors, Clement I, Hermas, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp, and the author of the Epistle of Barnabas, were contemporaries of the biblical writers. Expressing pastoral concern, their writings are similar in style t… Read more…