Antiochene Theoria in the Writings of Theodore of Mopsuestia by Richard J. Perhai PDF

By Richard J. Perhai

Biblical students have frequently contrasted the exegesis of the early church fathers from the japanese zone and “school” of Syrian Antioch opposed to that of the varsity of Alexandria. The Antiochenes have frequently been defined as strictly historical-literal exegetes unlike the allegorical exegesis of the Alexandrians. Patristic students now problem these stereotypes, a few even arguing that few transformations existed among the 2 groups.

This paintings consents that either colleges have been considering a literal and religious interpreting. yet, it additionally attempts to teach, via research of Theodore and Theodoret’s exegesis and use of the time period theoria, that how they built-in the literal-theological readings frequently remained fairly special from the Alexandrians. For the Antiochenes, the time period theoria didn't suggest allegory, yet as a substitute stood for quite a number perceptions—prophetic, christological, and modern. it's in those insights that we discover the deep knowledge to assist sleek readers interpret Scripture theologically.

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