The Commentaries on the Minor Epistles of Paul (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Society of Biblical Lit, 2010 - Bibles - 839 pages
0 Reviews
The most famous representative of the school of Antioch, Theodore of Mopsuestia penned a number of commentaries on biblical books in both Testaments. This volume offers not only an introduction to Theodore's life and work but also the first modern-language translation of his commentaries on Paul's minor epistles (Galatians–Philemon). The English translation is accompanied by a facing Latin/Greek text based on H. B. Swete's 1880–1882 critical edition of these early fifth-century commentaries. As a prime example of “Antiochene” exegesis and theology, they are of considerable interest, providing valuable evidence for Theodore's exegetical principles and practice, his Christology and doctrines of grace and free will, and his understanding of crucial developments in Christian ministry and church polity from the time of Paul to his own day.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Texts and Translations
2
On Ephesians
170
On Philippians
290
On Colossians
363
On 1 Thessalonians
438
On 2 Thessalonians
495
On 1 Timothy
524
On 2 Timothy
683

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

Rowan A. Greer is Professor of Anglican Studies Emeritus at Yale Divinity School. He is the author of numerous books, including Origen: An Exhortation to Martyrdom, Prayer, and Selected Works (Paulist); Broken Lights and Mended Lives: Theology and Common Life in the Early Church (Pennsylvania State University Press); and The “Belly-Myther” of Endor: Interpretations of 1 Kingdoms 28 in the Early Church (with Margaret M. Mitchell, Society of Biblical Literature).