Apostolic Fathers: Church leaders who served in the first generation following the death of the Apostles. Includes: Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp of Smyrna, Marcion, Justin Martyr, Ireneaus of Lyons, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian.
Related Concepts and/or Examples
Didache – written teaching from this era
Shepherd of Hermas – also from this era
Church History 101 – easy-to-follow exploration
Life of Justin Martyr – brief biographical information
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