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Dissertations on the Apostolic Age – J B LIghtfoot

Today’s free book is a collection of essays on the apostolic age of early church by Bishop J.B. Lightfoot. These essays were originally published as excurses in Lightfoot’s commentaries and cover such subjects as Jesus’ brothers, St Paul and Seneca and the Essene community.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Joseph Barber Lightfoot [1828-1889], Dissertations on the Apostolic Age. Reprinted from Editions of St. Paul’s Epistles. London/New York: Macmillan and Co., 1892. Hbk. pp.435. [Click here to visit the download for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Introductory Note
  1. The Brethren of the Lord
  2. St Paul and the Three
  3. The Christian Ministry; Additional Notes
  4. St. Paul and Seneca; The Letters of St Paul and Seneca
  5. The Essenes
    1. The Essene
    2. Origin and Affinities of the Essenes
    3. Esenism and Christianity
  • Indices
    1. Index of Subjects
    2. Index of Passages

Main image: Modern statue of Seneca in Córdoba. Source: Wikipedia

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