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Ecclesial manuals are frequently called "church orders" or "church handbooks" or "church canons."
Ecclesial Manuals Studies
The Apostolic Tradition by Paul F. BradshawApostolic Tradition conventionally attributed to Hippolytus of Rome: synoptic presentation in English of the various witnesses to its text. a composite document made up of a number of layers and strands of diverse provenance and compiled over a period of time. Online available.
The Didascalia Apostolorum by Alistair Stewart-Sykestakes full account of the various textual witnesses. here an entirely new compositional hypothesis is proposed in which the work is shown to be composite and to include sources of much greater antiquity than the period of final redaction. full commentary.