This is a critical account of the state-of-the-art of scholarship in earliest Christianity, and where and how it should move forward. It offers an authoritative account of contemporary scholarship and evaluates the work of all major scholars in the field, from Britain, America and around the world, as well as a critical analysis of all the published writings in Early Christianity over the last 25 years of the 20th century. Gerd Lüdemann evaluates all the contributions and defines the most significant areas for future research.
This resource is also available as part of the Church Origins Collection (10 vols).
Praise for the Print Edition
Scholars of primitive Christianity will profit from Professor Lündemann’s incisive comments on whether or not recent studies enrich our historical knowledge.
- Title: Primitive Christianity: A Survey of Recent Studies and Some New Proposals
- Author: Gerd Lündemann
- Publication Date: 2003
- Pages: 192
About Gerd Lündemann
Gerd Lündemann is Professor of New Testament at the University of Gottingen and the author of Virgin Birth? The Real Story of Mary and Her Son Jesus.