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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
The external is , that which is derived from credible witnesses , from the early
writers and fathers of the church . The internal is , that which results from a
perusal of the book . Michaelis appears to me an unfair reporter of the external
... the external evidence adduced by Dionysius of Alexandria ; when they state
how far it appears , from his writings , that he considered the Apocalypse as an
inspired book , delivered down to his time as such by the early Fathers of the
In examining these opinions , I shall endeaApostolical men , in the acceptation of
the Fathers , were those who had been personally instructed by apostles ; and
the apostolic age is that , which extends from before the middle of the first century
... the year 97 , the very year in which the Apocalypse will appear to have been
published . But there is reason to suppose that he has fixed the birth of this father
about ten years too soon . See Grabe's Proleg . ad Irenĉum . Iren . iii , 3. Euseb .
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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