It seems to me important to draw up now, in the beginning of a new era, the principal lines along which Russian patristic
scholarship should develop in the 21st century, and to point out the many gaps that still need to be filled.
From scripture, 1,161; from patristic
authors, 337; from all post-patristic
writers, 42 (of which 26 quotations were from Saint Thomas Aquinas).
Each volume covers a basic theme: patristic
ethics, ecclesial ethics, and social ethics.
The Bible and the patristic
literature of the Church convey a deep understanding of the sanctity of the whole created world.
Chapters 3-6 constitute Hallett's dialogue between Ewing's case and some important voices of Christian tradition: the New Testament, Patristic
positions, the Thomistic tradition, and contemporary viewpoints.
After the quotation from scripture there is a summary of the comments to follow and then the patristic
Sedulius' is a derivative commentary, being a collection of patristic
In the decades that followed, the Museum's collection was purged and transformed by the Christians so that, by the time the main library was destroyed by Islamic invaders in 641, it housed mostly patristic
and other church writings.
Readers will appreciate the quality of Wilken's writing, including biblical, rabbinical, and patristic
texts presented with economy and clarity.
Harold Weatherby's contention is that The Faerie Queene has usually been read exclusively in terms of its author's supposed protestantism, whereas, in fact, the poem is both eclectic and learned, open not just to rival catholic interpretations, but, more importantly, 'sustained patristic
influences' which Spenser was probably exposed to at Cambridge.
A collection of biblical commentaries, translations of patristic
works, and liturgical prayers and hymns is credited to Mesrob, corroborating his reputation for having laid the foundation of a national Armenian liturgy.
Language for God in Patristic
Tradition: Wrestling with Biblical Anthropomorphism.