Biblical scholars have often contrasted the exegesis of the early church fathers from Syrian Antioch against that of the school of Alexandria. The Antiochenes have often been described as strictly historical-literal exegetes in contrast to the allegorical exegesis of the Alexandrians. Patristic scholars now challenge those stereotypes, some even arguing that few differences existed between the two groups.
This work agrees that both schools were concerned with a literal and spiritual reading but uncovers rich distinctives in their approach that apply deeply to modern interpretive questions.
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|Size: ||2.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||Fortress Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||2370006444770 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|