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Women in the Apostolic Fathers: Familial Expectations in Ignatius (Part III)

By Jacob J. Prahlow This post is part of an ongoing series examining Women in the Apostolic Fathers. Ignatius’s Epistle to Polycarp 5.2[1] εἴ τις δύναται ἐν ἁγνείᾳ μένειν εἰς τιμὴν τῆς σαρκὸς τοῦ κυρίου, ἐν ἀκαυχησίᾳ μενέτω. ἐὰν καυχήσηται, ἀπώλετο, καὶ ἐὰν γνωσθῇ πλέον τοῦ ἐπισκόπου, ἔφθαρται. πρέπει δὲ τοῖς γαμοῦσι καὶ ταῖς …read more

Women in the Apostolic Fathers: Familial Expectations in Ignatius (Part II)

By Jacob J. Prahlow This post is part of an ongoing series examining Women in the Apostolic Fathers. Ignatius’s Epistle to Polycarp 4.3[1] δούλους καὶ δούλας μὴ ὑπερηφάνει· ἀλλὰ μηδὲ αὐτοὶ φυσιούσθωσαν, ἀλλ᾿ εἰς δόξαν θεοῦ πλέον δουλευέτωσαν, ἵνα κρείττονος ἐλευθερίας ἀπὸ θεοῦ τύχωσιν. μὴ ἐράτωσαν ἀπὸ τοῦ κοινοῦ ἐλευθεροῦσθαι, ἵνα μὴ δοῦλοι εὑρεθῶσιν …read more

Christian Texts and History • Ignatius, the 7 letters in Greek and the 3 in Syriac

By Ben C. Smith MrMacSon wrote:Secret Alias wrote:… the Syriac text is the most original form of the epistles.Which epistles?He is talking about the Syriac/short recension of the Ignatian epistles. There is also a middle recension and a long recension. Everyone currently agrees that the long recension is full of interpolations and pseudonymous epistles. …read more

RSV-2CE Large-Print?

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