Max Wilcox, “The ‘God-fearers’ in Acts—A Reconsideration,” Journal for the Study of The New Testament 13 (1981), p. 109. That the apostolic fathers are, on the whole, strangely silent about the identification of the God-fearers as “sympathizers” is, indeed a strong argument in favor of the view espoused by MacLennan and Kraabel that the term is not a technical one. (Ibid.)