Peter: The Myth, the Man and the Writings


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    Peter: The Myth, the Man and the Writings

    A Study of Early Petrine Text and Tradition

    F Lapham

    T&T Clark 2003

    Paperback 276pp

    9780567044907   Product Code: 66165

    Canon Lapham examines all the early and important Petrine writings to identify a distinctly Petrine theology that was later submerged in the tide of western orthodoxy. A remarkably consistent tradition emerges; and Peter is shown to be neither the impetuous figure portrayed in the Gospel and Acts, nor the pontifical figure of later Church tradition, but a visionary who was concerned above all to hold together both the moral and cognitive aspects of the Faith.

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