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Apostolic Age in Patristic Thought (Anthony Hilhorst (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2004) 9789004126114
Apostolic Age in Patristic Thought (Anthony Hilhorst (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2004) 9789004126114
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Title: The Apostolic Age in Patristic Thought

Author: Hilhorst, Anthony (ed)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2004

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004126114

Volumes: 1; Pages: xiv, 258

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This volume deals with how Christians of the first centuries looked back on the period of the nascent Church. Thanks to the incomparable stature of its founder, Jesus Christ, who had descended from heaven and commissioned his Apostles, this period was authorative for all Christians in matters of doctrine, institutions, rites and morality, a new phenomenon in the Graeco-Roman world. Its implications are explored in sixteen essays dealing with various subjects such as liturgy, the canon of Scriptures, the role of miracles, art, monasticism, and ministry. All contributions, taking into account both the views of individual Church fathers and Gnostic and Manichaean texts, make a large amount of primary material available.Table of ContentsOrigin and Early History of the Apostolic OfficeTheodore KortewegThe Eucharist as a Love-meal (agape) in Didache 9-10, and Its Development in the Pauline and in the Syrian TraditionJoseph YsebaertRomantic Fantasies: Early Christians Looking Back on the Apostolic PeriodTon HilhorstThe Notion "apostolikos": A Terminological SurveyPeter Van DeunMiracles Recalling the Apostolic AgeJan den BoeftLiturgy on the Authority of the ApostlesGerard RouwhorstLa tradition apostolique et le canon du Nouveau TestamentRiemer RoukemaWitnesses and Mediators of Christ's Gnostic TeachingsGerard P. LuttikhuizenDie Apostolizitt der kirchlichen Verkndigung bei Irenus von LyonH. S. BenjaminsOrigen's View of Apostolic TraditionFred LedegangThe Paraclete Mani as the Apostle of Jesus and the Origins of a New Christian ChurchJohannes van OortThe Apostolic World of Thought in Early Christian IconographyArnold ProvoostThe Era of the Apostles According to Eusebius' History of the ChurchAdelbert DavidsMonks: The Ascetic Movement as a Return to the Aetas ApostolicaG. J. M. BartelinkPrimum enim omnes docebant: Awareness of Discontinuity in the Early Church: The Case of Ecclesiastical OfficeB. DehandschutterUrbs beata Jerusalem: Saint Augustin sur JrusalemAntoon A. R. Bastiaensen
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