The Apostolic Fathers: An Introduction
Pratscher, Wilhelm, editor
Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press, 2010 pp. xi + 275. $39.95
Description: The Apostolic Fathers represents the best and latest in German-language scholarship on the Apostolic Fathers -- now available in this exclusive English edition. 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. The foreword by Wilhelm Pratscher and closing chapter by J√∂rg Ulrich cap off this learned handling of the Fathers, locating them within the history of scholarship, even while pointing the way for new avenues of study.
Subjects: Early Christian Literature, Literature
Review by Hennie Stander
Citation: Hennie Stander, review of Wilhelm Pratscher, ed., The Apostolic Fathers: An Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).
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