The Pauline Formula "induere Christum"; With Special Reference To The Works Of St. John Chrysostom

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byLeo Joseph Ohleyer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III HISTORICO-LITERARY INVESTIGATION OF ENAYEIN-ENAYE20AI We have seen how Chrysostom explains the phrase ivoveaOai Xpurrov and further illustrates and confirms it by the use of a Greek proverb. Of the few exegetes who take cognizance of this illustration, Zahn and Bloomfield object to it. Zahn does not positively reject Chrysostom's explanation, but merely says that the phrase used in illustration of the formula b/SveaOai Xpurrov by Chrysostom "gehort vielleicht einem bereits christlich gefarbten Sprachgebrauch an" j1 in other words, it is a result of a Christian tendency. What is the truth concerning this tendency? Viewed in its true light, the existence of such a tendency does not constitute an objection to the explanation given by Chrysostom of evSiW0cu Xpurrov, but it is rather a powerful confirmation thereof. For, if the use of the phrase 6 Seiva rov Seiva eveSvaaro, as an expression of friendship, in the sense in which it was explained by Chrysostom, should have originated from the Pauline formula through the influence of a Christian tendency, it would be a splendid and important testimony of the understanding of St. Paul's words by the Christians of the first three centuries of our era. This testimony would be all the more decisive since this specific meaning was supposedly given to a common and well-known phrase by men who wrote and spoke the same language as the Apostle, and were, therefore, good judges of the meaning of the latter's phrase. This interpretation of evSiWAu Xpurrov is a strong confirmation of the assumption that Paul penned his words in the current meaning of the phrase epSiW&u nva. For, as we have already remarked and as we shall presently show, the expression was not coined by St. Paul, but it was in vogue before his tim...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III HISTORICO-LITERARY INVESTIGATION OF ENAYEIN-ENAYE20AI We have seen how Chrysostom explains the phrase ivoveaOai Xp...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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