By Gerald L. Bray
Best recognized 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 serious ability and perception, was once lengthy valued within the church. And the reviews of Theodoret of Cyrus are amazing for his or her sensitivity to the intertextuality of Scripture. Then there are Origen and Pelagius, whose names resonate with outstanding mistakes, to the pointless obscuring in their great insights into Scripture. yet satisfaction of position is going to the unknown fourth-century commentator lengthy flawed for Ambrose and now dubbed "Ambrosiaster." His first-class statement on 1 and a pair of Corinthians has been unavailable in English translation, and accordingly it truly is excerpted extra generously during this volume.
This old Christian remark on 1-2 Corinthians opens an entire new means of examining those New testomony texts. The pastoral and theological interpretation of the fathers deals non secular and highbrow sustenance to those that could learn Paul back with open minds and hearts. the following we discover the Pauline knowledge of the move producing an efficient history of Christian interpretation.
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1-2 Corinthians (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture) by Gerald L. Bray