Allen Brent: Hippolytus

Published discussions








































Following the extended review articles:


1. M. Simonetti, Una nuova proposita su Ippolito,

in Augustinianum, 36.1 (1996), p. 13-46, and

2. J. Baldovin, Hippolytus and the Apostolic Tradition:

Recent Research and Commentary,

in Theological Studies, 64.3 (2003), p. 520-542.


the discussion of Brent's thesis has developed in the following works:



A. Stewart-Sykes

Hippolytus: On the Apostolic Tradition:

An English Version with Introduction and Commentary,

(New York: St. Vladimir's Press 2001).

Revewed by:

M. Simonetti, in Augustinianum, 43.2 (2003), p. 501-511

A. Brent in





P. Bradshaw, M.E. Johnson, and L.E. Phillips,

The Apostolic Tradition; A Commentary,

(Minneapolis MN: Fortress Press 2002)








J.A. Cerrato, Hippolytus Between East and West:

The Commentaries and the Provenance of the Corpus, (Oxford: U.P. 2002).

Reviewed by:

M. Simonetti, in Augustinianum, 43.2 (2003), p. 511-520.

A. Brent, in Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 55.2 (2004), p. 342-343

Reviewed by Eugene V. Afonasin, Novosibirsk State University, Russia


in Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.10.02.






M. Simonetti,

Ippolito: Contra Noeto

(Bibliotheca Patristica: Roma: Centro Editoriale Dehoniano 2000).







Published Symposium:

St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 48.2-3 (2004):

contributed articles to a symposium on this subject

in a special edition almost entirely devoted to it:


J.A Cerrato,

'The Association of the Name Hippolytus with a Church Order

now known as the Apostolic Tradition,' p. 179-194.


Paul F. Bradshaw,

'Who Wrote the Apostolic Tradition?

A response to Alistair Stewart Sykes,' p.190-206.


Allen Brent,

'St. Hippolytus,

Biblical Exegete, Roman Bishop, and Martyr,' p. 207-231


Alistair Stewart-Sykes,

'Traditio Apostolica, the Liturgy of Third Century Rome, and the Hippolytan School,

Or Quomodo Historia Liturgica Conscribenda sit,' p. 232-248.