New Book Series: The Apostolic Fathers Greek Reader

I vividly remember sitting in my friend’s and, at the time, my pastor’s house three years ago. He has this grungy wing-back chair that I would find myself in each time I spent time at his house. Next to this is … Continue reading

James H. Charlesworth on the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha

James Charlesworth offers four important reasons for the study of the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. This is a corpus of essential Jewish literature for the history and thought of Jewish life from 200 BC – AD 200. “First, there is the very abundance … Continue reading

On My Desk: Forthcoming Book Reviews

Winter break is always a great time to catch up on other small projects that have been postponed. The following have landed on my desk for review for the next six months. All of which, I am thrilled to review. … Continue reading

The Didache Pt. 5: Selected Bibliography

In preparation for the SBTS Greek Reading Group (Click here and here for more details), I wrote a basic introduction highlighting elementary information about the Didache. Over the past number of weeks, I have been posting portions of that text. Here is the series of posts about the Διδαχή.

The Didache Pt. 1: Why Read the Didache

The Didache Pt. 2: Modern Discovery and Textual Status

The Didache Pt. 3: Canon and the Didache

The Didache Pt. 4: Date, Place, and the Use of Scripture

For more information about the Διδαχή reading group email swilhite at sbts dot edu

The following is a bibliography for beginning studies in Διδαχή scholarship. It is not meant to be exhaustive nor representative of all Διδαχή scholarship. For example, it lacks an extensive list of journal articles, which are essential for adequate research. This list is, therefore, meant to aid those beginning Διδαχή studies.

Recommended sources are marked with **

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Texts

**Ehrman, Bart D., ed. and trans. The Apostolic Fathers: I Clement, II Clement, Ignatius, Polycarp, Didache. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003.

**Holmes, Michael W., ed. The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English Translations. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2007.

Staniforth, Maxwell, trans. Early Christian Writings: The Apostolic Fathers. Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1968.

 
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The Didache Pt. 2: Modern Discovery and Textual Status

In preparation for the SBTS Greek Reading Group (Click here and here for more details), I wrote a basic introduction highlighting elementary information about the Didache. Over the next two weeks, I’ll be posting portions of that text.

The Didache Pt. 1: Why Read the Didache

For more information about the Didache reading group email swilhite at sbts dot edu

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The Didache: A Basic Introduction

 

The discovery of the Didache in 1873 has been acclaimed in many a eulogy, in many a language and by many a scholar. And rightly so. For this work has cast a spell over even the most cautious who, finding its magic irresistible, seek time and again to prise its secrets.

Joan Hazelden Walker[1]

 

Discovery and Textual Status

Didache Facimile
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