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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://ccel.org/ccel/anonymous/constitutions/anf07The Apostolic Constitutions are made up of eight treatises on Early Christian discipline, worship, and doctrine, which was intended to act as a manual of guidance for the clergy, and laity. It claims to be composed by the Twelve Apostles who received these instructions from Jesus Christ, although most scholars believe it to be a 4th-century work.
The structure of the work is as follows:
Books 1 to 6 are a re-writing of the Didascalia Apostolorum.
Book 7 is based largely on the Didache, with Chapters 33-45 containing prayers similar to existing Jewish ones.
Book 8 has a treatise on charismata, along with, what are known as, the Canons of the Apostles.
(Summary based on Wikipedia)
Target completion date: 2021-04-17
Prooflistening level: Standard
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Intro to recording:
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For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Book # of Constitutions of the Holy Apostles (Books I - III). This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Constitutions of the Holy Apostles, edited by Alexander Roberts. Section Title."
End of recording:"Book # of Constitutions of the Holy Apostles (Books I - III). This LibriVox recording is in the public domain."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End book #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Constitutions of the Holy Apostles (Books I - III), edited by Alexander Roberts."
Filename: constitutions_##_unknown_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number.
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