Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 2nd March 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Didache
...Day One: the Didache (in full)
Who: Written by an anonymous author, possibly multiple sources compiled into one book at a later date. The title translates as “the teaching”, or in its full tithe: Teaching of the Twelve apostles
What: The Didache is basically a church handbook with a summarised collection of the basic teachings of the Church and Gospel, aimed at local church leaders and new converts.
Why: Tradition has it as being a collection of the apostles
teachings, so it was probably written to preserve this information as they grew older or died, or moved away from the communities they planted.
When: Between 70-100 AD
The Didache is one of my...