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The early church writings are in some ways similar to some New Testament books, and in a few cases, were once considered as candidates for the New Testament canon.However, there is one consistent difference between these writings and the New Testament books which is striking.Letter of Ignatius to the Ephesians Letter of Ignatius to the Magnesians Letter of Ignatius to the Trallians Letter of Ignatius to the Romans Letter of Ignatius to the Philadelphians Among New Testament writings, Ignatius quotes from the Gospels of Matthew, Luke, John, and most of the letters of Paul, including 2 Timothy, which is sometimes considered a late book. He may not have cited anything from Mark, 2 Peter, Thessalonians, Collossians or 1-3 John.
The letters of Ignatius, written very close to 107 A. Ignatius uses no Israeli geography, as he is from Antioch in Syria.D., though some writers believe he may have led the Roman Church during the persecution under Nero shortly after 64 A. He may be the Clement mentioned in Philippians 4:3.For the purposes of this book, it is only necessary to identify the date of writing of the book called 1 Clement.The usage of Titus and 2 Peter is significant, since those are often considered late books.In this updated material taken from the new edition of Sheehan’s Apologetics, Fr Peter Joseph, affirms the reliability of the New Testament literature and questions the conventional theories about late dating. Joseph lectured at St John Vianney Seminary, Wagga Wagga, NSW. Codex Sinaiticus of the mid 4th century contains the entire New Testament. He must have made his disciples learn sayings off by heart; if he taught, he must have required his disciples to memorize.” The same evidence has been presented by Harald Riesenfeld, also of Sweden, and Thorleif Boman of Norway.