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Edited and Translated by William R.S. Lamb, University of Cambridge
Providing the first extended English translation of the earliest anthology of patristic commentary on Mark’s gospel, this book provides a careful analysis of the development of this text and assesses its significance for the history of the interpretation of Mark’s gospel.
edited by Lorenzo DiTommaso & Lucian Turcescu
A Festschrift offered to Charles Kannengiesser on his 80th birthday, this volume contains twenty-five papers that address major issues pertaining to the reception and interpretation of the Bible in Christianity and Judaism of late antiquity.
Gregorius von Nyssa
Robert C. Hill
The work examines the approach of the Antioch Fathers to the Old Testament. If they shared an ignorance of the original language with the Fathers generally, their form of the Greek Bible was distinctive, as was their style of commentary and in particular their accent on the factual and ...
Angela Russell Christman
“What Did Ezekiel See?” demonstrates how patristic commentators, through careful attention to Ezekiel 1, its relation to other biblical books, and the emerging interpretive tradition, found this text to illuminate theological issues concerning the Bible’s unity, knowledge of God, and Christian ...
Elizabeth Ann Dively Lauro
Lauro discusses the theologian Origen’s employment of three distinct senses of scriptural meaning (pertaining to the body, soul, and spirit) within his exegetical theory and practice and demonstrates how they interrelate to facilitate his audience’s spiritual transformation.
James D. Ernest
This study of uses of Scripture in the writings of Athanasius of Alexandria draws upon detailed textual observations to construct a coherent description of interpretive practices across the several genres in which this prominent fourth-century bishop wrote.
Through this comprehensive Handbook, the reader will obtain a balanced and cohesive picture of the Early Church. It gives an overall view of the reception, transmission, and interpretation of the Bible in the life and thought of the Church during the first five centuries of Christianity. This ...
Through this comprehensive Handbook, the reader will obtain a balanced and cohesive picture of the Early Church. It gives an overall view of the reception, transmission, and interpretation of the Bible in the life and thought of the Church during the first five centuries of Christianity.
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