Theodoret of Cyrus: Commentary on Daniel

Commentary on Daniel
Brill (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 13. Oktober 2006
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 340 Seiten
978-90-04-13051-7 (ISBN)
Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (
  • Englisch
  • Leiden
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Gewebe
  • Höhe: 247 mm
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  • Breite: 167 mm
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  • Dicke: 29 mm
  • 798 gr
978-90-04-13051-7 (9789004130517)
9004130519 (9004130519)
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Robert C. Hill, Honorary Fellow and adjunct professor at Australian Catholic University, has translated many of the Old Testament commentaries of the Antiochene Fathers and written on their exegetical, hermeneutical, and theological features. He is the author of a number of works, including Diodore of Tarsus: Commentary on Psalms 1-51 and Theodore of Mopsuestia: Commentary on Psalms 1-81, both available from Brill.
Early Christians were fed by their pastors a solidly scriptural diet from both the Old and the New Testaments. The commentary on Daniel by Theodoret, a member of the school of Antioch and fifth-century bishop of Cyrus, illustrates the typically Antiochene approach to biblical texts and shows the commentator posing key questions such as, What is prophecy? or What does a prophet do? While demonstrating the moderation for which his approach to the Bible became proverbial, Theodoret here instructs his readers to see in the dreams and visions of Daniel the pattern of prediction and fulfillment that guarantees for an Antiochene the authenticity of true prophecy. This commentary, with Greek text and English translation on facing pages, will be valuable to biblical and patristic scholars, theologians, and church historians.

Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (

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