Category Archives: Patristic Theology

Top Ten Books Ryan Read in 2012 (Because Most of Them Were Assigned by Vanhoozer)

Here are ten books I read this past year provided in no particular order, with no pontificating on the nature of lists and the subjectivity of literary experience.

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Contextual Theology: The Shepherd of Hermas

The Shepherd of Hermas was a most revered Christian text from the second through the fourth century, and it was widely read throughout the early Church.  Numerous Church fathers argued for it to be included in the canon, but it … Continue reading

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