Quest for the Historical Apostles

Tracing Their Lives and Legacies
Author(s): W. Brian Shelton
Original Publish Date: Apr 17, 2018
Product Number: EB00710809
Released: Apr 17, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781493413195
Publisher: Baker Academic
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The stories and contributions of the apostles provide an important entree 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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