The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English Translations

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Baker Academic, Nov 1, 2007 - Religion - 801 pages
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Following the publication of his revised translations in The Apostolic Fathers in English, 3rd ed., Michael Holmes, a leading expert on these texts, offers a thoroughly revised and redesigned bilingual edition, featuring Greek (or Latin) and English on facing pages. Introductions and bibliographies are generous and up to date. In the textual apparatus, existing notes have been revised and expanded, and well over 200 new notes have been added. This handsome and handy one-volume, thin-paper edition will be an essential resource for students and scholars and a joy to book lovers.
  

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Essential reading. Sheds light on the early church and its characteristics. Is not explicit on every issue we might hope, but is still useful. Read full review

Review: The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English Translations

User Review  - Goodreads

Essential reading. Sheds light on the early church and its characteristics. Is not explicit on every issue we might hope, but is still useful. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Select Bibliography
20
First Clement
33
Second Clement
132
The Letters of Ignatius
166
The Letter of Polycarp to the Philippians
272
The Martyrdom of Polycarp
298
The Didache
334
The Epistle of Barnabas
370
The Shepherd of Hermas
442
The Epistle to Diognetus and the Fragment of Quadratus
686
Fragments of Papias
722
Thematic Analysis of the Apostolic Fathers
775
Subject Index to the Introductions and Notes
781
Index of Ancient Sources
791
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Michael W. Holmes (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is professor of biblical studies and early Christianity at Bethel University and the author or editor of several books, including a commentary on 1 and 2 Thessalonians. A leading scholar of the Apostolic Fathers, he is currently writing a major critical commentary on Polycarp's Letter to the Philippians and The Martyrdom of Polycarp.

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