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The Testimony of Irenĉus and of other Fathers in the Church before him ; of
Ignatius ; of Polycarp ; of the Writer of the Epistle describing Polycarp's Martyrdom
; and of Papias 26 1 CHAPTER IV . The Testimony of Justin Martyr ; of
But , from these Epistles we collect , that the Church of Ephesus was then in an
infantine and unsettled state . Bishops were then first appointed there by St. •
Hence St. John is called a Martyr , by Polycrates-- Apud Euseb . E. H. lib . iii . c .
Add to this , that some expressions , which we meet with in the Apocalypse , *
See this proved by Michaelis , in his Observations on the Ist Epistle to Tiinothy . +
See more on this subject , in Vitringa , in Apoc . 1. 2. and L'Enfant and
The Epistle to the Ephesians has certainly a later date . So that , it may still be
doubted , whether the changes which appear to have taken place in the
Churches of Lesser Asia , between the date of these Epistles and that of the
TIIE TESTIMONY OF IRENĈUS , AND OF OTHERS FATHERS IN THE CIURCH
BEFORE HIM , ON IGNATIUS , OF POLYCARP , OF THE WRITER OF THE
EPISTLE DESCRIBING POLYCARP's JARTYRDOM , AND OF PAPIAS . HAVIN
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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