By Richard J. Perhai
Biblical students have usually contrasted the exegesis of the early church fathers from the jap sector and “school” of Syrian Antioch opposed to that of the college of Alexandria. The Antiochenes have usually been defined as strictly historical-literal exegetes unlike the allegorical exegesis of the Alexandrians. Patristic students now problem these stereotypes, a few even arguing that few ameliorations existed among the 2 groups.
This paintings has the same opinion that either faculties have been desirous about a literal and non secular interpreting. yet, it additionally attempts to teach, via research of Theodore and Theodoret’s exegesis and use of the time period theoria, that how they built-in the literal-theological readings frequently remained really specified from the Alexandrians. For the Antiochenes, the time period theoria didn't suggest allegory, yet as an alternative stood for quite a number perceptions—prophetic, christological, and modern. it truly is in those insights that we discover the deep knowledge to aid smooth readers interpret Scripture theologically.
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Antiochene Theoria in the Writings of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Theodoret of Cyrus (Emerging Scholars) by Richard J. Perhai