While Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and the other books of the New Testament are well known, the writings produced in the decades that followed these earliest compositions remain shrouded in anonymity—even though they are crucial to understanding the development of a religion that was shaped largely outside the pages of the New Testament itself.
Professor Bart D. Ehrman, tells us in the lectures that comprise this DVD study, who exactly were the Apostolic Fathers; why they were given that name and most importantly, what windows into the shaping of Christianity’s canon, church hierarchy, and creed, are opened for us by familiarity with the writings of 1 Clement, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp of Symrna, the Didache of the Apostles, among others.
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