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The Didache: A Window on the Earliest Christians

Thomas O'Loughlin

The Didache: A Window on the Earliest Christians

Thomas O'Loughlin

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This introduction to the "Didache" provides a guide to this important early Christian text, including a new translation and a commentary.

- Publisher The Didache (or The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles) is one of the earliest Christian writings, compiled between 50 and 70 CE. Thus, it probably predates the four Gospels. It offers a unique glimpse into how some of the earliest Christian communities lived and worshiped.

This accessible volume offers an introductory guide to this important text, including a new translation and a commentary highlighting areas of interest to Christians today. It is an essential resource for readers interested in history, Scripture, and liturgy in Christianity's earliest period.

- Publisher

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About "The Didache: A Window on the Earliest Christians"

This introduction to the "Didache" provides a guide to this important early Christian text, including a new translation and a commentary.
- Publisher

The Didache (or The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles) is one of the earliest Christian writings, compiled between 50 and 70 CE. Thus, it probably predates the four Gospels. It offers a unique glimpse into how some of the earliest Christian communities lived and worshiped.

This accessible volume offers an introductory guide to this important text, including a new translation and a commentary highlighting areas of interest to Christians today. It is an essential resource for readers interested in history, Scripture, and liturgy in Christianity's earliest period.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

Thomas O'Loughlin

Thomas OLoughlin PhD., is professor of Historical Theology at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He has published extensively on how ancient texts can reveal the lives of Christians. His books include Discovering Saint Patrick; Celtic Theology: Humanity, World and God in Early lrish Writings; Saint Patrick: The Man and His Works and most recently The Didache: A Window on the Earliest Christians

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction
    1. A Chance Discovery
    2. Choosing A Way
    3. Joining The Group
    4. Prayer And Fasting
    5. Meeting And Eating
    6. A Network Of Service
    7. Fears And Hope
    8. The Challenge Of The Didache
    the Teachings Of The Lord Given To The Gentiles By The Twelve Apostles
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  • Catalogue Code 321263
  • Product Code 9780801045394
  • ISBN 0801045398
  • EAN 9780801045394
  • Pages 204
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Nov 2010
  • Sales Rank #11845
  • Dimensions 215 x 136 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.288kg

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