Wisdom, Let Us Attend: Job, the Fathers, and the Old Testament
This patristic anthology combines three books (bound as a single volume). In Book 1, through the insights of SS Gregory the Great, Hesychius of Jerusalem, and John Chrysostom, we gain a new perspective on the Book of Job, the most intensly personal book of the Old Testament, challenging us to meditate on how we deal with life. Passages are also included on the function of angels and demons. Book 2 is a partial reprint of The Lament of Eve, comprising the patristic prologue on the first five chapters of Genesis. Book 3 offers patristic guidance through much of the remainder of the Old Testament from Genesis through to the Song of Songs. With St Ephraim the Syrian we learn the Syriac tradition of Genesis. Origen provides interesting insights on Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers; St Gregory of Nyssa on Canticles. Includes extracts from the Prologue from Ochrid by Bishop Nikolai Veimirovich and many of his homilies on Proverbs.
Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
We hebben geen reviews gevonden op de gebruikelijke plaatsen.
according Adam added angels appear bear become beginning Behold believe blessed Job body Book bring brought called cause Christ Church comes command concerning consider created Creator darkness death desire divine earth enemy eternal evil eyes face faith fall Father fear flesh follow friends give given glory God's grace Gregory hand hear heart heaven Holy hope human John Judge judgment king knowledge light living look Lord means mind mouth nature never offer pass Paul person ponder present pride Prophet punishment reason received righteous rightly says seek seen sins soul speak Spirit strength suffering things thought tree true truth turn understand virtue voice weak wicked wisdom words written