Topp 20: bøker om tidleg kristendom

Bloggen The Way of the Fathers har laga ei topp 20 liste over bøker om tidleg kristendom. Her finn ein materiell for lang tid framover. Eg kan nemne at 17. plassen er gjeve til ein nordmann, Oskar Skarsaune, professor på Menighetsfakultetet i Oslo. Her er lista:

  1. The Spirit of Early Christian Thought Robert Louis Wilken.
  2. The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few Centuriesav Rodney Stark
  3. The Church of the Fathers av John Henry Newman
  4. The Spirituality of the New Testament and the Fathers av Louis Bouyer
  5. The Celebration of the Eucharist av Enrico Mazza
  6. In Procession Before the World: Martyrdom as Public Liturgy in Early Christianity av Robin Darling Young
  7. The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition (100-600), vol. 1 in The Christian Tradition Jaroslav Pelikan
  8. Face to Face: Portraits of the Divine in Early Christianity av Robin Margaret Jensen
  9. The Christians as the Romans Saw Them av Robert Louis Wilken
  10. Mary and the Fathers of the Church: The Blessed Virgin Mary in Patristic Thought av Luigi Gambero
  11. An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine av John Henry Newman
  12. Easter in the Early Church: An Anthology of Jewish and Early Christian Texts av Raniero Cantalamessa
  13. Patrology (fire bind) av Johannes Quasten
  14. Fathers of the Church av Hubertus Drobner
  15. Early Christian Doctrines av J.N.D. Kelly
  16. The Theology of Jewish Christianity Jean Danielou
  17. In the Shadow of the Temple: Jewish Influences on Early Christianity av Oskar Skarsaune
  18. Symbols of Church and Kingdom: A Study in Early Syriac Tradition av Robert Murray
  19. Letter and Spirit: From Written Text to Living Word in the Liturgy av Scott Hahn
  20. Four Witnesses: The Early Church in Her Own Words av Rod Bennett

God lesing!

— Kjetil Kringlebotten


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