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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English


  • Ignatius, Saint, Bishop of Antioch, d. ca. 110 -- Knowledge -- Gospels.,
  • Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-226) and indexes.

StatementCharles Thomas Brown.
SeriesStudies in biblical literature ;, v. 12
LC ClassificationsBS2551.A26 I463 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 244 ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL375449M
ISBN 100820441325
LC Control Number98037321

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  One cannot understand the early Church or Catholicism today without understanding St. Ignatius of Antioch. The man who succeeded St. Peter as bishop of Antioch and was the spiritual son of St. John the Apostle is the key to truly knowing the Christians of 5/5(3). Books Charles Thomas Brown, The Gospel and Ignatius of Antioch (Peter Lang Publishing ) Johannes Quasten, Epistles of St. Clement of Rome and St. Ignatius of Antioch (Paulist Press ) Christine Trevett, A Study of Ignatius of Antioch in Syria and Asia (Edwin Mellen Press ) Cyr . Ignatius of Antioch and the Gospel of John “THE AFFINITY IN THOUGHT AND EXPRESSION” by Bishop Jerry L Hayes The problem presented to the modern world concerning the Letters of Ignatius range far and wide. St Ignatius Of Antioch The Epistles. Description: Letters written by St. Ignatius of Antioch, bishop, on his way to his own martyrdom in character of St. Ignatius, as deduced from his own and the extant writings of his contemporaries, is that of a true athlete of Christ. The triple honor of apostle, bishop, and martyr was well merited by this energetic soldier of the Faith.

Moreover, the earliest citations of Matthew’s gospel appear in writings associated with Syria and Antioch. The early second-century church leader and letter writer Ignatius from Antioch refers to material found only in Matthew (the star at Jesus’ birth; Jesus’ baptism by . Ignatius, bishop of Antioch in Syria, is known mainly as the author of 7letters that had exceptional influence in the early church. A Catholic Encyclopedia article is online atSt. Ignatius of Antioch. He was apparently anxious to counteract the teachings of two groups:the Judaizers, who did not accept the authority of the New Testament(although the NT did not really exist at that time); and the . St. Ignatius of Antioch, also called Ignatius Theophoros (Greek: “God Bearer”), (died c. , Rome; Western feast day October 17; Eastern feast day December 20), bishop of Antioch, Syria (now in Turkey), known mainly from seven highly regarded letters that he wrote during a trip to Rome, as a prisoner condemned to be executed for his was apparently eager to counteract the. But Antioch was also home to some religious debates, and while Ignatius denounced division as "the beginning of evil," the bishop engaged in debate with tenacity.

  Ignatius of Antioch (c. AD) quotes John’s Gospel quite frequently as he writes an epistle to the Antiochians. Ignatius’s quotation of the Fourth Gospel illustrates that the book was viewed in a positive light and authoritative. Ignatius is noted as a . A letter from a certain Mary of Cassobola (a neighboring town) to Ignatius, and a letter from him in reply. (2) From Smyrna. Letters to Ephesus, Magnesia, Tralles, and Rome. (3) From Troas. Letters to Philadelphia, Smyrna, and Polycarp. (4) From Philippi. Letters to Tarsus, Antioch, and Hero (the successor of Ignatius as bishop of Antioch). Ignatius often strikes the modern reader as a complex and even unsympathetic person, with an unlikely appetite for martyrdom. Yet he is a figure of great significance for the history of Christianity in the immediately post-NT period, and his inclusion in a major biblical commentary series is justified by the very correct desire to set the canonical documents in the historical continuum of. Published in in A. Gregory and C. Tuckett (eds.), Trajectories through the New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers. Oxford: Oxford University Press (),