Regrettably, fragments are all that remain of the volumes originally written by these two featured fathers: Papias of Hierapolis and Hegesippus the Historian. These fragments have been presented here as part of an ongoing research work into the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly.
A handful of new texts have been added to the ongoing collection of the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly: three letters written by Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, to Polycarp of Smyrna, the Ephesians, and the Romans, as well as a fragment of his letter to the Smyrnaeans, all of which have been translated from … [Read more…]
A lovely new text has been added to the ongoing collection of the Post-Apostolic Fathers of the Early Assembly: a letter written by Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, to the Philippian Assembly. . Who was Polycarp of Smyrna? Polycarp was the overseer of the Assembly at Smyrna during the end of the 1st century CE. Both Irenaeaus and … [Read more…]
Among the ancient manuscripts of the early centuries following the death, burial, and resurrection of our Lord Yeshua, there came into existence many books, letters, chapters and scrolls, written in an Apostolic (or Post-Apostolic age) that regrettably became all but forgotten over the course of time. Among this collection of sacred texts are such works … [Read more…]