The New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers by Andrew GregoryThe New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers by Andrew Gregory

The New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers

EditorAndrew Gregory, Christopher Tuckett

Paperback | September 8, 2007

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The two-volume set The New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers offers a comparative study of two collections of early Christian texts: the New Testament; and the texts, from immediately after the New Testament period, which are conventionally referred to as the Apostolic Fathers. The first volume, The Reception of the New Testament in the Apostolic Fathers, presents a comprehensive and rigorous discussion of the extent to which the writings later included in the New Testament were known to and used by each of the Apostolic Fathers. Contemporary research on the textualtraditions of both collections is used to address the questions of textual transmission and reception. The second volume, Trajectories through the New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers, discusses broad theological, literary, and historical issues that arise in the comparative study of these texts, and which are of importance to the study of early Christianity. It deals with the most importantcurrent debates concerning both the Apostolic Fathers and the New Testament, such as baptism, Pauline theology, the function of apocalyptic elements, Church order, and Jewish and Christian identity.
Andrew Gregory is Research Fellow, Keble College, Oxford, and Research Associate in the Faculty of Theology. Christopher Tuckett is Professor of New Testament Studies and Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.
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Title:The New Testament and the Apostolic FathersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:928 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 2.1 inPublished:September 8, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199230064

ISBN - 13:9780199230068

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