[PDF / Epub] ☁ Luke (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture) By Arthur A. Just Jr. – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk For the church fathers the Gospels did not serve as resources for individual analysis and academic study They were read and heard and interpreted within the worshiping community They served as sources For the church fathers the Gospels did not serve as resources for individual analysis and academic study They were read and heard and interpreted within the worshiping community They served as sources for pastoral counsel and admonition for those who were committed to the Way Although Matthew and John were generally the preferred Gospels Luke because of his particular interests and uniue contributions took pride of place during the Christmas season as well as during Easter and other major feasts During the early patristic period the tradition of continuous reading lectio continua through the Gospels developed such that over a course of time a complete Gospel was read in sections and sermons were preached on the readings either at weekly or midweek worship and Communion liturgies or during morning and evening prayer services Among such sermons that have survived this commentary includes selections from Origen and Cyril of Alexandria Aside from sermons we find that the fathers addressed exegetical issues in theological treatises pastoral letters and catechetical lectures Among these as in other ACCS volumes readers will find materials ranging from East to West and from the first to the eighth centuries Among well known fathers cited are Ambrose Athanasius Augustine the Cappadocians John Chrysostom John of Damascus and Bede the Venerable Among lesser known fathers are John Cassian Philoxenus of Mabbug and Theophylact This volume edited by Arthur A Just opens up a treasure house of ancient wisdom that allows these faithful witnesses some appearing here in English translation for the first time to speak with elouence and intellectual acumen to the church today.
- 472 pages
- Luke (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture)
- Arthur A. Just Jr.
- 05 February 2014 Arthur A. Just Jr.