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History of Christian Theology in the Apostolic Age (2 vols.)

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Hodder and Stoughton 1872–1874

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Overview

Édouard Reuss’ two-volume History of Christian Theology in the Apostolic Age presents the development of Christian theology from its nascent forms in the late Second Temple period to its full expression at the end of the first century AD. Providing both historical narrative and biblical exegesis, Reuss presents a comprehensive narrative of how early Christian theology developed.

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Key Features

  • Examines early Christian theology from a Lutheran perspective
  • Unpacks the way early theologians treated specific doctrines
  • Combines historical and theological analysis

Individual Titles

History of Christian Theology in the Apostolic Age, vol. 1

  • Author: Édouard Reuss
  • Translator: Annie Harwood
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Publication Date: 1872
  • Pages: 424

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Volume 1 of History of Christian Theology in the Apostolic Age identifies four eras in the early formation of Christian theology: Judaism, the Gospel era, the Apostolic Church, and the Judeo-Christian era. Édouard Reuss shows how each era developed by creating a historical narrative that explains the era’s theological emphases all the while unpacking the contributions of leading theologians. Throughout the volume, Reuss examines various movements, the development of and changes in individual doctrines, and the methodologies that were used to establish theological positions.

History of Christian Theology in the Apostolic Age, vol. 2

  • Author: Édouard Reuss
  • Translator: Annie Harwood
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Publication Date: 1874
  • Pages: 548

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In volume 2 of History of Christian Theology in the Apostolic Age, Édouard Reuss zooms in on the theological contributions of the New Testament writers and the postapostolic epistles. Here, Reuss provides detailed accounts of the most important doctrines of the apostles Paul and John, while also reviewing the distinct contributions of the other New Testament writers. Non-biblical epistles include The Epistle of Barnabas and The Epistle of Clement.

Product Details

  • Title: History of Christian Theology in the Apostolic Age
  • Author: Édouard Reuss
  • Translator: Annie Harwood
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Volumes: 2
  • Pages: 972

About Édouard Reuss

Édouard Reuss (1804–1891) studied at Göttingen and Halle. At Halle, he studied under the famous Hebrew scholar Wilhelm Gesenius. Reuss taught biblical languages at Strasbourg Theological School, and was a member of the Lutheran Protestant Church of Augsburg Confession of Alsace and Lorraine.

About Annie Harwood

Annie Harwood, or Annie Harwood Holmden, was a linguist and church historian. She translated some of the nineteenth century’s most significant contributions to historical theology, including Jesus Christ: His Times, Palestine in the Time of Christ, The Early Years of Christianity, Heresy and Christian Doctrine, and Coligny Coligny: The Earlier Life of the Great Huguenot.