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By Robert C. Hill

Within the interval among the councils of Nicea and Chalcedon within the fourth and 5th centuries, the devoted within the church buildings of the ecclesiastical district of Antioch have been the beneficiaries of the ministry of the be aware from extraordinary pastors. integrated during this ministry have been homilies at the previous testomony by way of John Chrysostom and written commentaries via his mentor Diodore and his fellow pupil Theodore, and later by way of Theodoret. although the biblical textual content was once admittedly Jewish in starting place, "the textual content and the which means are ours," claimed Chrysostom; and the good bulk of extant continues to be finds the pastoral precedence given to this usually imprecise fabric. scholars and exegetes of the previous testomony and its person authors and books could be brought right here to Antioch?s special procedure and interpretation by way of commentators analyzing their neighborhood type of the Greek Bible. during this survey, readers will achieve an perception additionally into Antioch?s worldview and its method of the individual of Jesus, to soteriology, morality and spirituality.

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