• Corpus ID: 29061332

SABBATH AND COVENANT IN THE EPISTLE OF BARNABAS AECIO

@inproceedings{E2007SABBATHAC,
  title={SABBATH AND COVENANT IN THE EPISTLE OF BARNABAS AECIO},
  author={E.},
  year={2007}
}
  • E.
  • Published 2007
  • History
The Epistle of Barnabas is usually dated to 130 AD., though some have placed it earlier.' Chapter 15 is often considered to contain the earliest definite reference to Sunday observance by Christians,' with the purpose of discouraging the observance of the seventh-day Sabbath.' If this is true, it may be claimed as a witness to the early observance of Sunday in place of the seventh-day Sabbath. Several considerations indicate a need to reopen questions regarding the interpretation of this…