The General Epistles of St. James and St. Jude (Classic Reprint)

The General Epistles of St. James and St. Jude (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The General Epistles of St. James and St. Jude The order which makes the Catholic Epistles follow immediately after the Acts is very ancient, and it is a matter for regret that the influence of Jerome, acting through the Vulgate, has universally disturbed it in all Western Churches. The connexion between these two portions (the Acts and the Catholic Epistles), com mended by its intrinsic appropriateness, is preserved in a large proportion of Greek mss. Of all ages, and corresponds to arked affinities of textual history.2 It is the order followed by Cyril of Jerusalem, Atha nasius, John of Damascus, the Council of Laodicea, and also by Cassian. It has been restored by Tischen dorf, Tregelles, and Westcott and Hort; but it is not to be expected that even their powerful authority will avail to re-establish the ancient arrangement. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 886 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 44mm | 1,161g
  • English
  • 13 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243227361
  • 9780243227365