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Hippolytus and the Apostolic Tradition: Recent Research and Commentary

[One of the most important sources for reconstructing early Christian liturgy has been the Apostolic Tradition attributed to Hippolytus, a Roman presbyter, anti-pope, and martyr of the early third century. In this study the author reviews recent scholarly investigation and commentary on this significant document and concludes that it cannot be securely attributed to a single author nor can its contents be assigned with any certainty to Rome in the third century.]

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