The Preaching of Peter

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This document that remains lost remains with us in a couple of fragments from written works by Clement of Alexandria (150-215AD) and Origen (185-254AD). Some estimation datings put it the earliest 100-150AD

Reasons for rejection/non-inclusion

  1. Doesn’t appear in any early canons
  2. Appears far after the death of Peter and outside the Apostolic age with all likeliness
  3. From the quotes, it adds nothing new or contradictory material to the Canon in what we know

Useful external attestation details 

  1. Jesus is a real person 
  2. Jesus is the Son of God
  3. Through Jesus God created the universe
  4. Jesus had many disciples 
  5. Twelve disciples were commissioned especially
  6. Jesus was persecuted by the Jews
  7. Jesus was crucified
  8. Jesus resurrected
  9. Jesus ascended
  10. Affirms Old Testament prophesies related to Jesus

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