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The writings in this volume cast a glimmer of light upon the emerging traditions and organization of the infant church, during an otherwise little known period of its development A selection of letters and small scale theological treatises from a group known as the Apostolic Fathers, several of whom were probably disciples of the Apostles, they provide a first hand account of the early Church and outline a form of early Christianity still drawing on the theology and traditions of its parent religion, Judaism Included here are the first Epistle of Bishop Clement of Rome, an impassioned plea for harmony The Epistle of Polycarp The Epistle of Barnabas The Didache and the Seven Epistles written by Ignatius of Antiochamong them his moving appeal to the Romans that they grant him a martyr s deathForthan seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world Withthan ,titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators