By Frederick McLeod
Theodore, bishop of Mopsuestia, (c.350-428) would be the pre-eminent exponent of the college of Antioch’s literal, old and rational emphases in exegesis and of its staunch defence of Christ’s humanity. At his demise, he used to be hailed as one of many striking, prolific biblical theologians of his time. besides the fact that, after his works and individual have been later condemned on the moment Council of Constantinople in 553, he's identified this present day basically because the "Father of Nestorianism."
This addition to the Early Church Fathers sequence presents in a single position new vast translations of Theodore’s significant extant works that experience no longer been to be had in English up unto the current. It additionally summarizes the secondary literature and discusses at size the basic positive aspects of his theological pondering, specifically concerning his approach to exegesis and his sensible tension at the union of Christ’s natures as taking place in ‘one universal prosopon.’
Frederick G. McLeod provides passages from Theodore’s significant works ‘On the Incarnation’ and his ‘Cathechetical Homilies;’ his commentaries on Psalm eight, Adam’s construction, John, Philippians 2, Galatians, Ephesians, and Colossians; and his rejection of the allegorists and Apollinaris, in addition to delivering all of the anathemas of Constantinople II opposed to Theodore’s works and individual.
This ebook might be important to any pupil who needs to learn firsthand what this influential and arguable determine has truly written.
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