Apocalyptic Thought in Early Christianity

Product Number: EB00004885
Released: Jun 01, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441206220
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

This volume explores how early Christian understandings of apocalyptic writings and teachings are reflected in the theology, social practices, and institutions of the early church. It enables pastors and serious students of the Bible-particularly those interested in patristics and church history-to read the book of Revelation and related writings through ancient Christian eyes. This is the second volume in Holy Cross Studies in Patristic Theology and History, a partnership between Baker Academic and the Stephen and Catherine Pappas Patristic Institute of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts. The series is a deliberate outreach by the Orthodox community to Protestant and Catholic seminarians, pastors, and theologians. In these multiauthor books, contributors from all traditions focus on the patristic (especially Greek patristic) heritage.

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Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2009

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