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Quest For the Historical Apostles: Tracing Their Lives and Legacies

W Brian Shelton

Quest For the Historical Apostles: Tracing Their Lives and Legacies

W Brian Shelton

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:The stories and contributions of the apostles provide an important entrée into church history. This comprehensive historical and literary introduction uncovers their lives and legacies, underscoring the apostles' impact on the growth of the early church. The author collects and distills the histories, legends, symbols, and iconography of the original twelve and locates figures such as Paul, Peter, and John in the broader context of the history of the apostles. He also explores the continuing story of the gospel mission and the twelve disciples beyond the New Testament.

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:The stories and contributions of the apostles provide an important entrée into church history. This comprehensive historical and literary introduction uncovers their lives and legacies, underscoring the apostles' impact on the growth of the early church. The author collects and distills the histories, legends, symbols, and iconography of the original twelve and locates figures such as Paul, Peter, and John in the broader context of the history of the apostles. He also explores the continuing story of the gospel mission and the twelve disciples beyond the New Testament.
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Meet the Author

W Brian Shelton

W. Brian Shelton is Associate Professor of Sytematic and Historical Theology, Toccoa Falls College, Georgia. His publication work ranges from the The Journal of Early Christian Studies to the New England Journal of Medicine.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents
    introduction: The Quest
    1. The Path
    2. Peter: The Rooster
    3. Andrew: The Saltire
    4. James: The Scallop Shell
    5. John: The Eagle
    6. Philip: The Bread
    7. Bartholomew: The Knife
    8. Thomas: The Builder
    9. Matthew: The Publican
    10. James: The Lesser
    11. Jude: The Exorcist
    12. Simon: The Zealot
    13. Matthias: The Elected
    14. Paul: The Sword
    15. The Discovery
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  • Catalogue Code 494485
  • Product Code 9780801098550
  • ISBN 0801098556
  • EAN 9780801098550
  • Pages 328
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Apr 2018
  • Sales Rank #56932
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.530kg

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