By Gerald L. Bray
Best identified between those patristic commentators is Chrysostom, whose seventy-seven homilies at the Corinthian epistles are a treasury of exposition and alertness. The fragmentary works of Didymus the Blind and Severian of Gabala provide us samples of Greek exegesis from the Alexandrian and Antiochene faculties. The partial paintings of Theodore of Mopsuestia, a commentator of significant ability and perception, was once lengthy valued within the church. And the reviews of Theodoret of Cyrus are striking for his or her sensitivity to the intertextuality of Scripture. Then there are Origen and Pelagius, whose names resonate with awesome mistakes, to the unnecessary obscuring in their impressive insights into Scripture. yet satisfaction of position is going to the unknown fourth-century commentator lengthy unsuitable for Ambrose and now dubbed "Ambrosiaster." His first-class statement on 1 and a couple of Corinthians has been unavailable in English translation, and hence it's excerpted extra generously during this volume.
This historical Christian remark on 1-2 Corinthians opens a complete new approach of examining those New testomony texts. The pastoral and theological interpretation of the fathers deals non secular and highbrow sustenance to people who might learn Paul back with open minds and hearts. the following we discover the Pauline knowledge of the go producing an efficient historical past of Christian interpretation.
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1-2 Corinthians (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture) by Gerald L. Bray