The Apostolic Fathers: The Didache

@article{Draper2006TheAF,
  title={The Apostolic Fathers: The Didache},
  author={J. Draper},
  journal={The Expository Times},
  year={2006},
  volume={117},
  pages={177 - 181}
}
  • J. Draper
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • The Expository Times
The Didache is perhaps the earliest test in the collection of writings known as the Apostolic Fathers. It purports to be a collection of instructions given by Jesus, through the twelve apostles, to provide catechesis for new Gentile converts prior to|baptism. The text is particularly important in providing insight into the life of an early Jewish Christian community, including its baptismal and Eucharistic liturgy, as well as offering evidence for the evolution of leadership structures in at… Expand
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A la fin du 1er siecle, la Didache a ete le premier code de morale chretienne apres le Nouveau Testament et le premier guide de la vie de l'Eglise. La Didache a ete de moins en moins utilisee apresExpand