This volume collects selected papers from the seventh annual conference of the Asia-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society (APECSS), held in Seoul, Korea on 5–7th July 2012, on the theme "Preaching and Ministry in Early Christianity".
The volume collects selected papers from the fifth annual APECSS conference which focused on the topic of letters from Christian Antiquity. The conference papers deal with epistolography from the apostle Paul up to Theodore the Studite (ninth century), considered in different aspects, namely, historiography of studies, literary form, Church history, dogmatic contents, attribution, etc. Other patristic studies include hagiography, liturgics, Christian art, early Egyptian monasticism, Islamic-Christian relations in the Middle Ages, and the Jewish background of Christianity.
Scrinium: Revue de Patrologie, d’Hagiographie Critique et d’Histoire Ecclésiastique, established in 2005, is an international multilingual scholarly periodical devoted to patristics, critical hagiography, and Church history. This volume contains a partial publication of the papers of the 3rd Conference of the Asian Pacific Early Christian Studies Society which was focused on patrology, with special attention paid to patristic biblical interpretation.
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