Reblogging for future reference.
The Christology In The Apostolic Fathers, by Alonzo Rosecrans Stark
While I found much fault with the author’s approach to the apostolic fathers, I found this to be a worthwhile book about the apostolic fathers, as it was the author’s doctoral thesis and he had to find something new in order to receive his degree, and so I can understand that he would have a high motivation to theorize an imaginary progressivism given the times in which this book was written in an age where such imaginary views of progress over time were particularly current. It is worthwhile to discuss, tough, how I found this book to begin with. Indeed, although widely available materials about the Apostolic Fathers are still rare , my positive experience in finding some old books to read on Archive.org led me to think that there were some books on the Apostolic Fathers in the public…
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