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 colleges. 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 extraordinary for his or her sensitivity to the intertextuality of Scripture. Then there are Origen and Pelagius, whose names resonate with striking blunders, to the unnecessary obscuring in their incredible insights into Scripture. yet satisfaction of position is going to the unknown fourth-century commentator lengthy incorrect for Ambrose and now dubbed "Ambrosiaster." His first-class statement on 1 and a pair of Corinthians has been unavailable in English translation, and consequently it really is excerpted extra generously during this volume.
This historic Christian observation on 1-2 Corinthians opens an entire new manner of analyzing those New testomony texts. The pastoral and theological interpretation of the fathers deals religious and highbrow sustenance to those that might learn Paul back with open minds and hearts. right here we discover the Pauline knowledge of the pass producing a good history of Christian interpretation.
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1-2 Corinthians (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture) by Gerald L. Bray