A Companion to Paul in the Reformation (Brill's Companions by R.W. Holder

By R.W. Holder

The reception and interpretation of the writings of St Paul within the early smooth interval kinds the topic of this quantity, from past due medieval Paulinism and the beginnings of humanist biblical scholarship and interpretation, throughout the ways in which theologians of varied confessions thought of Paul. past the ways in which theological voices construed Paul, numerous articles learn how Pauline texts impacted different parts of early smooth existence, corresponding to political idea, the rules of family members existence, and the care of the bad. all through, the amount makes transparent the significance of Paul for all the confessions, and denies the confessionalism of earlier historiography. The chapters, written by means of specialists within the box, supply a severe review of present learn, and introduce the main subject matters in Pauline interpretation within the Reformation and the way they're being interpreted before everything of the twenty first century

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Under the leadership of the formidable Hugh of St. Cher, who was created cardinal by Pope Gregory IX, teams of friars worked on correctoria —lists of corrections of the Vulgate text-, assembled the first full verbal concordance of the Bible, and updated the materials contained in the Glossa ordinaria by 26 See R. Peppermüller, “Zum Fortwirken von Abaelard’s Römerbriefkommentar,” in: Pierre Abélard, Pierre le Vénérable: Les courants philosophiques, littéraires et artistiques en Occident au milieu du XII e siècle (Actes et mémoires du colloque international, Abbaye de Cluny, 2 au 9 juillet 1972) (Paris, 1975), pp.

H. Fremantle (A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church. Second Series) vol. 6 (Grand Rapids MI, 1989), pp. 96–102. 16 Throughout the Middle Ages many of the common assumptions about Paul’s life and career go back to this concise, authoritative text. 17 He took his name, Paulus, from his convert Sergius Paulus, the proconsul of Cyprus [cf. Acts 13:7–12] and was “ordained” as apostle to the Gentiles by Peter, James and John in Jerusalem. On the basis of 2 Tim. 16–18, Jerome assumes two trials in Rome before Nero.

729–739. 39 The treatise is printed in the Opera omnia, vol. 14:1, pp. 467–537. paul and the late middle ages 33 many higher and more fruitful activities in the service of reforming the Church. Cusa chose not to write any works of exegesis. The opening of his small treatise “On Seeking God” (1445), however, makes it clear that for his own image of Paul, too, 2 Cor 12:1–4 is a key passage. “First of all, excellent Brother, you know well that when Paul, who confesses that he was caught up to the third heaven all the way to a vision of mysteries, proclaimed the Gospel at the Areopagus to persons who at Athens were devoting themselves to the most renowned study of philosophy, he wanted to preach to them on a theme that had as its premise the unknown God to whom those pagans had consecrated an altar .

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