Commentary on John (Ancient Christian Texts) by Cyril of Alexandria,Joel C. Elowsky,David R. Maxwell

By Cyril of Alexandria,Joel C. Elowsky,David R. Maxwell

Cyril of Alexandria (ca. 378-444), probably the most awesome representatives of the Alexandrian theological culture, is better recognized for championing the time period Theotokos (God-bearer) against Nestorius of Constantinople. Cyril's nice Commentary on John, provided right here within the historic Christian Texts sequence in volumes, predates the Nestorian controversy and focuses its theological firepower opposed to Arianism. The remark, addressed to catechists, monitors Cyril's breathtaking mastery of the whole content material of the Bible and his painstaking cognizance to element as he bargains functional instructing for the trustworthy at the cosmic tale of God's salvation.

David R. Maxwell offers readers with the 1st thoroughly clean English translation of the textual content because the 19th century. It rests on Pusey's severe variation of the Greek textual content and screens Cyril's profound theological interpretation of Scripture and his entice the patristic culture that preceded him. state-of-the-art readers will locate the remark an necessary device for realizing Cyril's method of Scripture.

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