H Kain Diath K Volume 2

H Kain Diath K Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...Greek and Latin Fathers with one consent declare that the Apostle here calls their Presbyters their bishops." So Chrvs., Theodoret, (Ecurn., and Theophyl., among the Greeks, and, among the Latins, St. Jerome, Pseudo-Ambrosius, Pelagius, and Primasius j and that not only for the above-mentioned reasons, that "there could be but one Bishop, properly so called, in one city;" but for another, alleged by them all, viz. that ri'uK ixotvtiyovv rot; ivdfiaet, u then the names were common to both orders," the Bishops being called Presbyters, and the Presbyters Bisnops. "And this (Theodoret says) is manifest in this place, because he adds here Deacons to the Bishops, making no mention of their Presbyters." (Whitby.) Notwithstanding what has been so confidently asserted, that there was no distinction between Presbyters and Bishops until some time after the Apostolical age; the profoundly learned Bingham, in his Eccl. Antin. L. ii. 1. seems to have satisfactorily proved the existence of a power in the Apostolic age itself, equivalent to that of Bishops; and, in the next age to the Apostolical, both the exercise of the power, and the assumption of the title of Bishop. The term, it may be observed, was at length appropriated to denote, what we understand by Bishop, and waa probably so employed with reference to Is. Ix. 17. Sept. fVitfui ro'vf ifyyovrdi eov Iv lipi'tn). fii rod; lvtaK6irov( aov iv SiKaioebvj. See more in Note on Acts xx. 17. 28. 2--4. See Rom. i. 7--9. and Notea. And on fiyap. r. f). see Note on Eph. i. 15, 16. Atou is not, as some say, synonymous with npootvxj, but denotes supplicatory prayer, or intercessiojt. Tr)v titrjoiv may be rendered " the, or my vog, inl ijj xotvtovirt vfiwv tig To ivayyiXiov, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 903g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236808029
  • 9781236808028