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Index of Modern Authors

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This index contains a list of modern authors who have contributed to the book Patristic Evidence for Jewish-Christian Sects. The book is a collection of passages from early Christian literature regarding Jewish-Christian sects in the hope that scholars interested in the origin and development of Jewish Christianity in the first centuries of the era may find it useful in their studies. Early Christian authors speak of Jewish Christianity merely as a heretical movement, although some representatives of these heresies were already supposed to have been present in the Apostolic Church. They divide Jewish Christianity into five different groups, each with its own characteristics: the Cerinthians, Ebionites, Nazoraeans, Symmachians and Elkesaites. The book of testimonies provides the opportunity of forming some conclusions about the history of Jewish Christianity which, although necessarily provisional, may be of use to those engaged in the study of this subject.

Keywords: Cerinthians; Ebionites; Elkesaites; Jewish Christianity; Nazoraeans; Symmachians



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