Quest For the Historical Apostles: Tracing Their Lives and Legacies
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About "Quest For the Historical Apostles: Tracing Their Lives and Legacies"
: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.
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.