The Shepherd of Hermas as Scriptura Non Grata: From Popularity in Early Christianity to Exclusion from the New Testament Canon (Hardcover)

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Heaton applies a rise-and-fall structure to the early Christian book known as the Shepherd of Hermas, first proposing a soteriological hermeneutic and evaluating its predominantly positive reception among early church. Heaton propounds an interpretation of the Shepherd of Hermas as a book meant to guide his readers toward salvation.

About the Author


Robert D. Heaton teaches New Testament, Christian Origins, and Early Christianity at Anderson University in Indiana.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781666921861
ISBN-10: 1666921866
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: April 25th, 2023
Pages: 404
Language: English