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Apocryphal New Testament

Apocryphal New Testament  

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Christian writings not included in the authoritative canon of the NT which claim to be reminiscences of the life of the young Jesus and his miraculous powers, or supplements to the book of Acts about ...
apostolic

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Apostolic Fathers the Christian leaders of the early Church immediately succeeding the Apostles. apostolic succession (in Christian thought) the uninterrupted transmission of ... More
Apostolic Fathers

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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The collection known as the Apostolic Fathers consists of several Christian works written from the late first through the late

Apostolic Fathers

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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The Apostolic Fathers (*Clement of Rome, *Ignatius, *Hermas, Polycarp, and *Papias; and

Apostolic Fathers

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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The Christian fathers of the period immediately after the New Testament. They are Clement of Rome, Ignatius, Hermas

Augustus Montague Toplady

Augustus Montague Toplady  

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(1740–78),is remembered for his hymns, especially ‘Rock of Ages’, published in the Gospel Magazine in 1775.
Hermas

Hermas  

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1. A Christian greeted by Paul (Rom. 16: 14).2. Origen believed this man (of Rom. 16: 14) to be the author of a highly esteemed work called The Shepherd; but it is now dated to the middle of the 2nd ...
Jean Baptiste Cotelier

Jean Baptiste Cotelier  

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(1627–86),French patristic scholar. In 1667 he was appointed by J. B. Colbert to assist with the cataloguing of the Greek MSS in the Royal Library at Paris. His writings ...
original Sin

original Sin  

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The tendency to evil supposedly innate in all human beings, held to be inherited from Adam in consequence of the Fall. The concept of original sin was established by the writings of St Augustine and ...

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