MDV-581B The Apostolic Fathers

This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to read and interpret the Apostolic Fathers, a collection of first through second century Christian writers.

The course may concentrate on selected documents. The collection includes I and 2 Clement, the letters of Ignatius, the Didache, the Epistle of Barnabas, the Shepherd of Hermas, the Letter of Polycarp, the Martyrdom of Polycarp, the fragments of Papias, and the letter of Diognetus.