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Commentary on Genesis

Author: Didymus, the Blind; Robert C Hill
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Catholic University of America Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Fathers of the church, v. 132.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Blind since early childhood, the Egyptian theologian and monk Didymus (ca. 313-398) wielded a masterful knowledge of Scripture, philosophy, and previous biblical interpretation, earning the esteem of his contemporaries Athanasius, Antony of Egypt, Jerome, Rufinus, and Palladius, as well as the historians Socrates and Theodoret in the decades following his death. Certain features of the Genesis commentary,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Commentaries Early works to 1800
Named Person: Didymus, the Blind
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Didymus, the Blind; Robert C Hill
ISBN: 9780813228464 0813228468
OCLC Number: 953459107
Language Note: Text in English, translated from the original Greek. Introduction and notes in English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages).
Contents: Table of Contents; Note to the Reader; Abbreviations and Sigla; Select Bibliography; Introduction; Introduction; The Genesis Commentary among the Works of Didymus; Text of the Commentary on Genesis; Didymus's Biblical Text; Didymus's Approach to Scripture and Style of Commentary; Didymus as Interpreter of Genesis; Theological Accents of the Commentary on Genesis; Significance of Didymus's Commentary on Genesis; Commentary on Genesis; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Twelve; Chapter Fifteen; Chapter Sixteen. Chapter SeventeenIndices; Index of Proper Names; Index of Holy Scripture.
Series Title: Fathers of the church, v. 132.
Other Titles: Eis tēn Genesin.
Bible.
Responsibility: Didymus the Blind ; translated by Robert C. Hill.

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