Hugh Houghton's Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin PDF

By Hugh Houghton

ISBN-10: 0199545928

ISBN-13: 9780199545926

what kind of Bible did Augustine have? How did he quote from it - and used to be he actual? Do Augustine's biblical citations transmit readings no longer present in any surviving manuscripts? This publication is a part of an incredible undertaking at the outdated Latin types of the Gospel in accordance with John, and makes use of Augustine as a test-case to check the significance of the proof supplied by means of the Church Fathers for the textual content of the Gospels. The early heritage of the Latin Bible is reconstructed from
Augustine's reviews in his treatise De doctrina christiana (On Christian teaching). info are assembled from sermons, letters, and different writings to teach how Augustine and his contemporaries used the Bible within the liturgy of the Church, public debates, and in composing their very own works. Augustine's
own equipment of bringing up the Bible are analysed, and contours are pointed out that are attribute of citations made out of reminiscence instead of learn from a gospel codex. the second one a part of the publication is a chronological survey of the biblical textual content in Augustine's works, exhibiting how he switched from utilizing the older types of the Gospel to the revised textual content of Jerome, which later turned often called the Vulgate. ultimately, a verse through verse remark is equipped on the entire major readings in
Augustine's textual content of John, assessing their value for the historical past of the Latin Bible, and occasionally the Greek culture to boot. info also are given of Augustine's exegesis of specific verses of the Gospel, making this an necessary guide for biblical students and church historians

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