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Theodore, bishop of Mopsuestia, (c.350-428) would be the pre-eminent exponent of the varsity of Antioch’s literal, ancient 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 extraordinary, prolific biblical theologians of his time. despite 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 now not been on hand in English up unto the current. It additionally summarizes the secondary literature and discusses at size the elemental positive aspects of his theological pondering, particularly relating to his approach to exegesis and his sensible tension at the union of Christ’s natures as happening in ‘one universal prosopon.’

Frederick G. McLeod offers 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 can be important to any student who needs to learn firsthand what this influential and arguable determine has truly written.


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