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Polycarp

Saint. ?69--?155 ad, Christian martyr and bishop of Smyrna, noted for his letter to the church at Philippi. Feast day: Feb. 23

Polycarp

 

a plant that flowers and bears fruit repeatedly during its lifetime. Most perennial flowering plants are poly-carps. (See MONOCARP.)

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A surprising example of her redating is the Martyrdom of Polycarp, which M.
As Polycarp had seen in a dream, however, there would be no safety even in the country, and he was duly captured and brought roughly to the stadium where he was placed before the proconsul.
Its addition is polemical, intended to distance Polycarp from Quartodecimanism and from those who might lionize him for the opposite purpose.
Where the majority of studies focus on the refutation of docetism as Polycarp's chief concern, Bauer rejects a christological or doctrinal interest.
--Text by Polycarp Maina, Photos by Dennis Macharia
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Focusing in turn on two of Holmes' research areas, biblical scholars explore such topics as patristic evidence in the apparatus criticus of a Greek New Testament, water and blood in Matthew 27:49: a Johannine reading in the Matthean passion narrative, the selection of Greek manuscripts to be included in the International Greek New Testament Project's edition of John in the Editio Critica Maior, the apocalyptic "adversary" in the Martyrdom of Polycarp and the Martyrs of Lyons, defining exceptions in the Didache, and "Rotten Stones" and other marginalia in the Shepherd of Hermas.
Burnette (Adjunct Instructor, College of Biblical Studies, Houston, Texas); and Terri Darby Moore (New Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary), "A Reader's Lexicon of the Apostolic Fathers" is a 256 page compendium that provides the English word meaning to the original Greek words for the eighteen documents attributed to the Apostolic Fathers Clement, Ignatius, Polycarp, and Barnabas, as well as The Traditions of the Elders; The Fragments of Papais', The Fragment of Quadratus; The Letter to Dignetus; The Shepherd of Hermas; the Didache; and The Martydom of Polycarp.
These pictures show the changes which have taken place over the years and capture the local St Polycarp's Church on Netherfield Road and St Anthony''s Church on Scotland Road."
According to Pervo, Polycarp, writing in the fourth decade of the second century, may have known Acts, while Papias and Hegesippus show no knowledge of Acts.