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

Cyril of Alexandria (ca. 378-444), the most marvelous representatives of the Alexandrian theological culture, is healthier recognized for championing the time period Theotokos (God-bearer) towards Nestorius of Constantinople. Cyril's nice Commentary on John, provided the following 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 entire content material of the Bible and his painstaking realization to element as he deals sensible educating for the devoted at the cosmic tale of God's salvation.

David R. Maxwell presents readers with the 1st thoroughly clean English translation of the textual content because the 19th century. It rests on Pusey's serious variation of the Greek textual content and monitors Cyril's profound theological interpretation of Scripture and his attract the patristic culture that preceded him. ultra-modern readers will locate the observation an vital instrument for figuring out Cyril's method of Scripture.

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