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Published by Sigler Press in Mifflintown, PA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Heresies, Christian, -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Apologetics -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Bauer ; translated by a team from the Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins and edited by Robert A. Kraft and Gerhard Krodel.
ContributionsKraft, Robert A., Krodel, Gerhard, 1926-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR166 .B3913 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL969436M
ISBN 100962364274
LC Control Number96005999

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Such an assertion is central to Walter Bauer's influential thesis in Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity. First published in , Bauer divides his work into two major parts. The first half of the work discusses the rise and development of Christianity in Edessa, Egypt, Asia Minor, Macedonia, and Rome; the other half is dedicated to Cited by: In earliest Christianity, orthodoxy and heresy do not stand in relation to one another as primary to secondary, but in many regions heresy is the original manifestation of Christianity. In the present work, Walter Bauer[1] has developed this thesis in a consistent fashion, and not only has called into question in a fundamental way the traditionalFile Size: KB. Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity Walter Bauer. Walter Bauer's Orthodoxy & Heresy has established itself as a classic refutation of the "myth" that "in the beginning" orthodoxy was there first & heresy was a deviation from the norm. Nevertheless, Bauer's book has remained the foundation for all modern scholarship in this field. The title of this essay is somewhat similar to the Protestant parody. It is a secondary elaboration of a more famous phrase, and will be readily recognized as a parody of the title of a well-known book by Walter Bauer,Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity. As with a number of other significant German books, the importance of this one.

  This is a very useful book by Walter Bauer originally written in German and translated in English in s. It clarifies the Catholic Church's propaganda about the early history of Christianity. Some reviews The Reception of Walter Bauer's "Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity" during the Last Decade Daniel J. Harrington The Harvard Theological Review. The Heresy of Orthodoxy will help many to make sense of what is happening in early Christian studies today. It explains, critiques, and provides an alternative to, the so-called ‘Bauer Thesis,’ an approach which undergirds a large segment of scholarship on early : Dr. Andreas Kostenberger. phrase, and will be readily recognized as a parody of the title of a well-known book by Walter Bauer, Orthodoxy and Heresy In Earliest Christianity. As with a number of other significant German books, the importance of this one was not recognized in this country until long afte r its original by: 1. Buy Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity 2 by Bauer, Walter, Kraft, Robert A., Krodel, Gerhard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 7.

Foreword to the Second German Edition @ In earliest Christianity, orthodoxy and heresy do not stand in relation to one another as primary to secondary, but in many regions heresy is the original manifestation of Christianity. In the present work, Walter Bauer\1/ has developed this thesis in a consistent fashion, and not only has called into. Orthodoxy & heresy in earliest Christianity Responsibility: by Walter Bauer ; translated by a team from the Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins ; and edited by Robert A. Kraft and Gerhard Krodel. Edessa, ET by John E. Steely (text) and Robert A. Kraft (notes) --General History since Alexander the Great --Earliest Christianity There: Sources and Their Value --Eusebius and the Abgar Legend --Edessine Chronicle to the Fourth Century --Reconstruction of Earliest Christian History --"Orthodoxy" before Kune in the Fourth Century (Palut. In this book The Heresy of Orthodoxy prolific and leading NT scholar Andreas J. Kostenberger along with Michael J. Kruger argue to the contrary showing that Christian orthodoxy was established and adhered to in-at least-the first half of the second century. To do this Kostenberger and Kruger open two fronts, one historical and the other canonical.5/5(5).