Pdf [Glaphyra on the Pentateuch Volume 1] BY St Cyril of Alexandria
Tic and textual issues presented within the passage which is then followed by some theological instruction or lessons of a practical nature based upon the literal interpretation The exposition then moves on to the theoria This is Cyril's preferred term for the contemplation of the spiritual sense that is to say the mystery of Christ which he firmly held lay hidden beneath the surface of the Old Testament text With great adeptness and consistency Cyril identifies elements within the ancient narratives as figures or types and With great adeptness and consistency Cyril identifies elements within the ancient narratives as figures or types and of the Lord Jesus Christ the Church and the teachings of the gospel. The narrative portions of the Pentateuch hence the greater space given to Genesis though a number of the legal prescriptions are also treated This present volume
all seven books on Genesis is the first of a projected two volume set which offer a translation of the whole Glaphyra for the first time in English Cyril's aims within the commentary are both theological and pastoral His chosen method begins with a consideration of the historia Here Alexandrian patriarch eals with the text at The Literal Level At This literal level At this explains any historical cultural and at times even linguis. .
containing all seven books on Genesis is the first of a projected two volume set which