- a treatise, perhaps of the 1st or early 2nd century ad, on Christian morality and practicesAlso called: the Teaching of the Twelve Apostles
C19: from Greek, literally: a teaching, from didaskein to teach
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On the other hand, it is wanting in the Supper prayers of the Didache, unless c. 9.
The Didache and Shepherd of Hermas offer additional testimony on this point.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church
Alexander Clarence Flick
It was applied to their successors, as we learn from the Didache, xi.; Hermas, Sim.
There can be little doubt that the Didache was used as a manual for catechumens for several centuries.
(Didache X., 'ημιν δε εχαρισω, δεσποτα, πνευματικην τροφην και ποτον και ζωην αιωνιον δια του παιδος σου).