The Epistle of St. James

The Epistle of St. James

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...Also Athan. Or. cont. Gent. ii. p. 3) speaks of man as having nothing to hinder him from attaining to the knowledge concerning the Divinity, for by his own purity KaBaporrjros) he always contemplates the image of the Father, the GodWord, in whose image also he is made, ...iKavtj Si 17 r. nxs KaBaptmjs tWl Tov dfov fit' iavrrjs Karoirrplfco-dai, as the Lord also says, Blessed are the pure, etc." See also the passage cited above on v. 21. So also virtually (though confusedly) Oecum., but supposing the word to be the Mosaic Law (8w r. vopav nav6avovrts otol yfyovafitv) and again speaking of a spiritual (voiyrov) mirror. 25. impaKvyfras, looketh into The notion of a steady gaze has been imported into the word from the context, and prematurely. It seems never to have any such meaning. KuVria and all its compounds express literally some kind of stretching or straining of the body, as up, down, or forward. TlapaKvirra) is the stretching forward the head to catch a glimpse, as especially through a window or door, sometimes inwards, oftener outwards. When used figuratively, as here, it seems always to imply a rapid, hasty, and cursory glance. So Luc. Pise. 30, KaweiSr/ p.6vov iraptKva eif Ta vpArtpa, the speaker says to the philosophers: "As soon as ever I had merely looked into your world, I began to admire you, etc."; Bas. Ep. lxxL I, tl Si 6 Stum Jpri irapaKwfrai pioTip.ovfievos irpbs T. filov T. XpujTiav&v: "If so and so making it his ambition just now to cast a glance at the life of Christians, and then thinking that his sojourn with us confers on him some dignity, invents what he lias not heard, and expounds what he has not understood " where all turns on the slightness and superficiality of the acquaintance;...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516117
  • 9781236516114