Ignatius and Concord by John-Paul Lotzevaluates the meaning and purpose of these letters on their own terms in an attempt to better understand the background and the exigencies that helped produce them. By evaluating how homonoia was used in a variety of contexts.
Learning Christ by Gregory Vallreevaluation of Ignatius as author and theologian, demonstrating that his seven authentic letters present a sophisticated and cohesive vision of the economy of redemption. Online available.
Ignatius of Antioch by Allen Brentan account of the circumstances and the cultural context in which Ignatius constructed what became the historic church order of Christendom. Online available.