Women in the Apostolic Fathers: Familial Expectations in Polycarp

This post is part of an ongoing series examining Women in the Apostolic Fathers. If Ignatius’s remarks on household order are brief, then Polycarp’s are nearly non-existent, both in terms of length and the treatment given to them by existing scholarship.

Women in the Apostolic Fathers: Introductions (Part II)

This post is part of an ongoing series examining Women in the Apostolic Fathers. While many Apostolic Fathers remain shrouded by history, Ignatius of Antioch has long been viewed as a vibrant and important character of the early Church. Written on the road to his martyrdom in Rome, Ignatius’s seven authentic Epistles were written toContinue reading “Women in the Apostolic Fathers: Introductions (Part II)”

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