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The Shepherd of Hermas: A Commentary

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Extremely popular in its time, The Shepherd of Hermas is a second-century work often used for instruction of catechumens, and in fact, is widely regarded as scripture. In it Hermas, a rich freed slave whose wealth was not always lawfully obtained, undergoes and relates several visions (including one from an angel disguised as a shepherd), repents, and offers advice on Christian teaching and behavior. Comprehensive and careful, Carolyn Osiek's is the only full-length commentary on The Shepherd in English. Hermas's ...

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The Shepherd of Hermas: A Commentary
1999, Fortress Press, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9780800660635

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