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The Didache - The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles

Discovered: In 1875 by Bryennios, Greek Orthodox metropolitan of Nicomedia

Written: Scholars think it was created (A.D. 50 to A.D. 150) possibly by the original Apostles.

About it: Didache (pronounced did-da-kay) means teaching. It is a type of handbook for newly converted Christians and contains early basic instruction, practices and teachings. This document talks about moral precepts, baptism, the Eucharist and Jesus. It states that baptism must be “into the name of the Father, and of the son, and of the holy Spirit.” The instructions are derived from the teachings of Jesus.

Reference resources: Scroll Publishing - Didache - The Didache