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A History of Early Christian Literature
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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
8/27/2019
ISBN:
9780664264444
Pages:
414
Trim Size
6 x 9
Product Type:
Paper

Historical events have long been the standard lens through which scholars have sought to understand the theology of Christianity in late antiquity. The lives of significant theological figures, the rejection of individuals and movements as heretical, and the Trinitarian and christological controversies—the defining theological events of the early church—have long provided the framework with which to understand the development of early Christian belief. In this groundbreaking work, esteemed historian of Christianity Justo González chooses to focus on the literature of early Christianity. Beginning with the epistolary writings of the earliest Christian writers of the second century CE, he moves through apologies, martyrologies, antiheretical polemics, biblical commentaries, sermons, all the way up through Augustine’s invention of spiritual autobiography and beyond. Throughout he demonstrates how literary genre played a decisive role in the construction of theological meaning. Covering the earliest noncanonical Christian writings through the fifth century and later, this book will serve as an indispensable guide to students studying the theology of the early church.

Justo L. González is the author of dozens of books on church history and Christian theology. His The Story of Christianity is a standard textbook in the Americas and around the world.


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A clear and engaging introduction to the history of early Christian writings. Should be useful to students interested in early Christianity and the roots of Christian thought at both the graduate and undergraduate level. A valuable addition. –Lois Farag, Professor of History of Early Christianity, Luther Seminary.

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