Commentary on John (Ancient Christian Texts) by Cyril of Alexandria,Joel C. Elowsky,David R. Maxwell

By Cyril of Alexandria,Joel C. Elowsky,David R. Maxwell

Cyril of Alexandria (ca. 378-444), some of the most significant representatives of the Alexandrian theological culture, is better identified for championing the time period Theotokos (mother of God) towards Nestorius of Constantinople. Cyril's nice statement on John, provided the following within the historical Christian textual content sequence in volumes, predates the Nestorian controversy, even though, and focuses its theological hearth strength opposed to Arianism. The remark, that is addressed to catechists, monitors Cyril's breath-taking mastery of the entire content material of the Bible and his painstaking recognition to aspect as he seeks to supply useful instructing at the cosmic tale of God's salvation.

David Maxwell presents readers with the 1st entire English translation of the textual content because the 19th century. It rests on Pusey's serious version of the Greek textual content and places on reveal Cyril's theological interpretation of Scripture and his entice the patristic culture that preceded him. modern-day readers will locate the remark an critical software for figuring out Cyril's method of Scripture.

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