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作者 Cyril, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, approximately 370-444, author
書名 Glaphyra on the Pentateuch / St. Cyril of Alexandria ; translated by Nicholas P. Lunn ; with introduction by Gregory K. Hillis
出版項 Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [2018]-[2019]
©2018
國際標準書號 9780813231310 (v. 1 ; hbk.)
9780813231617 (v. 2 ; hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  BS1225 C975  v.1    在架上    30560400661192
10-01-2019 已為 人社中心 訂購 1 本.
說明 2 volumes ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Fathers of the Church: a New Translation ; Volume 137-138
Fathers of the church ; v. 137-138
附註 Includes bibliographical references
Volume 1. Genesis -- volume 2. .Exodus through Deuteronomy
Cyril of Alexandria (ca. 376-444) is best known for his defense of orthodoxy at the time of the Nestorian controversy over the nature of Christ. However, by far the larger part of Cyril's literary output consisted of commentaries on books of both Old and New Testaments, written before the Christological debate was sparked off in 428. One of these works, of major proportions, was the so-called Glaphyra ("elegant comments") on the Pentateuch. This comprises a total of thirteen separate "books," or volumes: seven on Genesis, three on Exodus, and one each on Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. The comments primarily concern the narrative portions of the Pentateuch, hence the greater space given to Genesis, though a number of the legal prescriptions are also treated. Cyril's treatment of these books is published here for the first time in English translation. Cyril's aims within the commentary are both theological and pastoral. His chosen method begins with a consideration of the historia. Here the Alexandrian patriarch deals with the text at the literal level. At this stage he explains any historical, cultural, and at times even linguistic and textual issues presented within the passage, which is then followed by some theological instruction or lessons of a more practical nature based upon the literal interpretation. The exposition then moves on to the theoria. This is Cyril's preferred term for the contemplation of the spiritual sense, that is to say, the mystery of Christ which he firmly held lay hidden beneath the surface of the Old Testament text. With great adeptness and consistency Cyril identifies elements within the ancient narratives as figures, or "types and shadows," of the Lord Jesus Christ, the Church, and the teachings of the gospel
Text in English, translated from the original Greek; introduction and notes in English
主題 Jesus Christ -- Person and offices -- Early works to 1800
Cyril, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, approximately 370-444
Cyril, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, approximately 370-444. Glaphyra in Pentateuchum
Bible. Pentateuch -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800
Typology (Theology)
Alt Author Lunn, Nicholas P., translator
Hillis, Gregory K., 1975- writer of introduction
Cyril, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, approximately 370-444. Glaphyra in Pentateuchum. English (Lunn)
Alt Title St. Cyril of Alexandria : Glaphyra on the Pentateuch
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