The Origins of Sunday Worship in the Early Church - Endnotes and Bibliography

Endnotes

1 Ralph Martin, New Testament Foundations Vol. 2 (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1978), 6.

2 D.A. Hagner, “Jewish Christianity,” in Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1997), 580.

3 Ibid.

4 Ibid.

5 R.N. Longenecker, Galatians, Word Biblical Commentary: Vol. 41 (Waco: Word, 1982), lxxxviii to xcvi. The various two-front theories of Jewish Christians on one hand and Gentile agnostics on the other is rejected because Paul speaks of his opponents as a homogenous group, and certainly their main contention was that Gentiles be circumcised.

6 Longenecker, 182.

7 P.K. Jewett, The Lord’s Day (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1971), 77.

8 Ibid., 68.

9 Ibid., 68, 77.

10 J. Laansma, “Lord’s Day,” in Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1997), 680.

11 Laansma, 680.

12 Dunn, Romans 9-16, 805.

13 17. A. T. Lincoln, “From Sabbath to Lord’s Day: A Biblical and Theological Perspective” in From Sabbath to Lord’s Day, ed. D.A. Carson (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1982), 367. J.D.G. Dunn, Colossians, NIGTC, argues for Judaizing opponents, as in Galatia. Whichever way is viewed does not alter the thesis argued in this paper.

14 Christopher Rowland, Christian Origins (Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1985), 4.

15 Ibid.

16 Guelich, 127.

17 Rudolf Bultmann, History of the Synoptic Tradition (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1963), 350.

18 Guelich, 120.

19 Ibid., 123.

20 Guelich, 123-124.

21 Ibid., 127.

22 M.D. Hooker, The Son of Man in Mark (London: SPCK, 1967), 97-99.

23 Jewett, 36-38.

24 S. McKnight, “Matthean Community” in Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity, 1997), 727. See also S. McKnight, “Matthew, Gospel of,” Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity, 1992), 526-541.

25 Dunn, Unity and Diversity in the New Testament, 246-247.

26 Hagner, 581.

27 Arland J. Hultgren, Jesus and His Adversaries (Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1979), 112.

28 Ibid., 187.

29 Hagner, 333.

30 Carson, 73-74.

31 Nolland, 255.

32 Nolland, Luke 1-9:20, 258.

33 Ibid., 195.

34 Shaye J.D. Cohen, From the Maccabees to the Mishnah (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1987), 55.

35 P.R. Trebilco, “Diaspora Judaism,” in Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1997), 292.

36 Cohen, 55.

37 F.F. Bruce, The Book of Acts. The New International Commentary on the New Testament (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1988), 384.

38 Jewett, 61.

39 Laansma, 681.

40 Jewett, 60-61.

41 Herbert Danby, The Mishnah (London: Oxford University Press, 1954), 106.

42 Beasley- Murray, 74.

43 Danby, 106, 113, 120-121.

44 Jewett, 35-36.

45 Ibid.

46 Carson, 66.

47 M.M. B. Turner, “The Sabbath, Sunday and the Law in Luke-Acts” in From Sabbath to Lord’s Day (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1982), 107.

48 Paul says that Jesus was raised “on the third day,” which agrees with the Gospel traditions that Christ would rise on the third day.

49 C.K. Barrett, ed., The New Testament Background (San Francisco: Harper, 1987), 210-211.

50 Samuele Bacchiochi, From Sabbath to Sunday (Rome: Pontifical Gregorian University, 1977), 212.

51 R.J. Bauckham, “The Lord’s Day,” in From Sabbath to Lord’s Day: A Biblical, Historical and Theological Investigation (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1982), 237.

52 Jewett, 70.

53 Bauckham, 240.

54 Ibid., 255.

55 Ibid.

56 Ibid., 263.

57 Ibid., 262.

58 Maxwell Staniforth, trans., Early Christian Writings (Penguin Books: London, 1968), 157.

59 Jewett, 71, 114.

60 Justo L. Gonzalez, The Story of Christianity Vol. 1: the Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation (San Francisco: Harper, 1984), 51.

61 Jewett, 69.

62 Ibid.

63 Gonzalez, 71.

64 Bauckham, 276.

65 Ibid., 222.

66 Ibid., 222, 224.

67 Ibid.

68 Ibid., 225.

69 Ibid., 259.

70 Ibid., 259-260.

71 Cyril C. Richardson, ed., Early Christian Fathers (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996), 96-97.

72 Bauckham, 261.

73 Ibid., 229.

74 Ibid., 230-231.

75 Ibid., 231.

76 Ibid., 233.

77 Ibid., 236.

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