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  • Published: February 19, 2014
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  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-9740-7
  • Item Code: 9740

This last volume of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture offers commentary from the early church fathers on the deuterocanonical books of the Bible, with insights that will be of great benefit to preachers and teachers alike. Readers will find some ancient authors translated into English here for the first time. Throughout they will gain insight and encouragement in the life of faith as seen through ancient pastoral eyes.

"Get a better understanding of the Apocrypha from an ancient perspective with the Apocrypha volume of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture!

Paul Cain, LHP Quarterly Book Review, November 2010


General Introduction
A Guide to Using This Commentary
Introduction to the Apocrypha

Commentary on Tobit
Commentary on Wisdom of Solomon
Commentary on Ecclesiasticus, or the Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach
Commentary on Baruch
Commentary on the Letter of Jeremiah
Commentary on The Prayer of Azariah and The Song of the Three Young Men
Commentary on Susanna
Commentary on Bel and the Dragon

Appendix: Early Christian Writers and the Documents Cited
Biographical Sketches
Timeline on Writers of the Patristic Period
Bibliography of Works in Original Languages
Bibliography of Works in English Translation
Author/Writings Index
Subject Index
Scripture Index

Sever J. Voicu is Scriptor Graecus at the Vatican Apostolic Library and Guest Professor at the Augustinian Patristic Institute in Rome. He has published mainly in the area of Greek Patristics and New Testament Apocrypha.

BY Sever J. Voicu