Category Archives: Church Fathers

Book Review: Basil of Caesarea

Stephen M. Hildebrand, Basil of Caesarea. Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. Pp. 204 + xx. In this third volume in the Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality series, Franciscan University’s Stephen M. Hildebrand … Continue reading

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Epistle of Barnabas (2): The Problem of 15.3-9

Perhaps the most confusing and contested passage in all of Barnabas is 15.3-9. In his refutation of the Jewish practice of keeping the Sabbath, Ps.-Barnabas writes this with reference to the six days of creation (Gen 1): He speaks of the … Continue reading

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Epistle of Barnabas (1): Overview

I figured it’s past time I share a bit about what I’m currently working on. The Epistle of Barnabas is an early Christian text I find uniquely fascinating, and so it’s been fun to work on an Barnabas-related article that will hopefully … Continue reading

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Join “Read the Fathers”

It’s true: the internet can have uses besides sharing Harlem Shake videos and blogging about what you had for breakfast. The “Read the Fathers” website is utilizing modern technology to help promote ancient theology. The basic idea is that RtF … Continue reading

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