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Published: 25 July 2013

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780199228393

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Polycarp's Epistle to the Philippians and the Martyrdom of Polycarp

Introduction, Text, and Commentary

Paul Hartog

Oxford Apostolic Fathers

  • Part of a new series of English commentaries on the Apostolic Fathers
  • Places a copy of the original-language text beside a new English translation
  • Addresses key scholarly debates, such as issues of unity, authenticity, and historicity
  • Discusses the use of books now in the New Testament within the Polycarpian literature
  • Provides a reconstruction of the biography of Polycarp

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