The Didache


Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: November 01, 2010

ISBN: 0801045398

ISBN-13: 9780801045394

Number of Pages: 204

Weight: 0.63 lb

Dimensions: 8.5 × 5.38 (inches)

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The Didache (or The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles) is one of the earliest Christian writings, compiled between 50 and 70 CE. Thus, it probably predates the four Gospels. It offers a unique glimpse into how some of the earliest Christian communities lived and worshiped.

This accessible volume offers an introductory guide to this important text, including a new translation and a commentary highlighting areas of interest to Christians today. It is an essential resource for readers interested in history, Scripture, and liturgy in Christianity\'s earliest period.

Author Info

Thomas O'Loughlin (PhD, National University of Ireland; DD, Bangor University) is professor of historical theology at the University of Nottingham in England. His books include Discovering Saint Patrick; Celtic Theology: Humanity, World, and God in Early lrish Writings; and Saint Patrick: The Man and His Works.

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