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Scripture and the Early Church

From the Youtube post:

As a scholar of ancient and Middle Eastern history, culture, and religion, Fr. Mitch Pacwa examines the ramifications of the translation and interpretation of Sacred Scripture out of their proper context.

(This talk was originally given in 2004 at the CHNetwork’s “Deep in History” conference)

About the Deep in History Talks from the CHNetwork:

The early period of the growth of Christianity (ca. A.D. 50-700) is a rich source for learning how the earliest disciples and apostles of Jesus Christ passed on the “faith delivered once and for all to God’s holy ones” (Jud 3). From Ignatius of Antioch in the early second century to Gregory the Great in the early seventh, the story of the Church’s proclamation in winning over pagan culture to Christ is widely diverse in practice and wonderfully unified in doctrine. The faith of these early Saints inspires and challenges us to live more deeply in love with Christ and in continuity with our forbearers in Christ.