Marius Victorinus Commentary on Galatians by Stephen Andrew Cooper

Marius Victorinus Commentary on Galatians

byStephen Andrew Cooper

Hardcover | March 24, 2005

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This is the first English translation of Marius Victorinus' commentary on Galatians. Analytical notes, full bibliography, and a lengthy introduction make this book a valuable resource for the study of the first Latin commentator on Paul. No such comparable work exists in English; and thisvolume engages fully with German, French, and Italian scholarship on Victorinus' commentaries. A number of themes receive special treatment in a lengthy introduction: the relation of Victorinus' exegetical efforts to the trinitarian debates; the iconography of the apostle Paul in mid-fourth-centuryRome; Victorinus' exegetical methodology; his intentions as a commentator; and the question of his influence on later Latin commentators (Ambrosiaster and Augustine).

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Stephen Andrew Cooper is Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Franklin and Marshall College.

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Title:Marius Victorinus Commentary on GalatiansFormat:HardcoverDimensions:430 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.13 inPublished:March 24, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198270275

ISBN - 13:9780198270270

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction1. A chapter in the history of biblical exegesis2. The life and times of Marius Victorinus3. The apostle Paul in fourth-century Roman art4. Exegesis and interpretation in Victorinus' commentaries5. Situating Victorinus' commentaries on Paul6. Influence of Victorinus' commentaries on later Latin exegetesII. Translation: Marius Victorinus on Galatians1. Book I2. Book II

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`This work is impressively learned.'The Journal of Theological Studies