Tag Archives: textual criticism

Book Review: Readings On Jane Austen

Readings On Jane Austen, edited by Clarice Swisher I read this book mostly while enjoying some food at a local sports bar, and the book managed to spark a conversation with an entrepreneur who was impressed to see someone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Readings On Pride & Prejudice

Readings On Pride & Prejudice, edited by Clarice Swisher I am no stranger either to books on textual criticism [1] or the writings of Jane Austen, and so this book is a natural one for me to read even if … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Apostle Paul

Great Courses:  The Apostle Paul, taught by Professor Luke Timothy Johnson With a name like Luke Timothy Johnson, it is perhaps inevitable that the professor would have been interested in the life and writings of the Apostle Paul.  What is … Continue reading

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Book Review: An English Translation Of The So-Called Second Epistle Of Clement To The Corinthians

An English Translation Of The So-Called Second Epistle Of Clement To The Corinthians, edited by the Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge Most of the writings that one will find about the book of Second Clement are far from complementary about … Continue reading

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Book Review: S. Clement Of Rome

S. Clement Of Rome:  The Two Epistles To The Corinthians, A Revised Text With Introduction And Notes, by J.B. Lightfoot On the plus side, this book does have a very excellent version of the first and second epistles of Clement … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Collection Of The Writings Of The Apostolic Fathers

As someone who has read a fair amount of material relating to the Apostolic Fathers [1], one of the notable aspects of these writings is how difficult it is to find all of the writings in the collection.  There are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Patristic Study

Patristic Study (1909), by Henry Barclay Swete In my continuing study of the writings of the early Church Fathers [1], I have been able to find quite a few books on archive.org like this one which have gone out of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Six Lectures On The Ante-Nicene Fathers

Six Lectures On The Ante-Nice Fathers, by Fenton John Anthony Hort As someone whose writings has often touched upon the works of the ante-Nicene Fathers [1], despite my own ambivalent feelings about them and my general hostility to their Hellenistic … Continue reading

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Book Review: The New Testament In The Apostolic Fathers

The New Testament In The Apostolic Fathers, by a Committee Of The Oxford Society Of Historical Theology By and large, I found this to be an immensely fascinating book.  As I have been pondering the relationship between the Apostolic Fathers … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Christology In The Apostolic Fathers

The Christology In The Apostolic Fathers, by Alonzo Rosecrans Stark While I found much fault with the author’s approach to the apostolic fathers, I found this to be a worthwhile book about the apostolic fathers, as it was the author’s … Continue reading

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