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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 Jörg 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
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Published 9/17/2013
Citation: Hennie Stander, review of Wilhelm Pratscher, ed., The Apostolic Fathers: An Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2013).

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