The Homilies of S. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople; On the Acts of the Apostles Volume 2

The Homilies of S. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople; On the Acts of the Apostles Volume 2

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...(Afterwards) also he came and discoursed to them again. And the same time etc. for indeed the super-v. 23. stition was excessive, (a) Ye both see and hear, so palpable v. 26. was the result that was taking place--that not alone at Ephesns, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul by persuading hath turned away, not by violence: this is the way to persuade a city. Then, what touched them closely, that they be no gods which are made with i. e. In this, he prophesies (see to me that of this also he says, 'Ei above on this verse): but in his purpose nreii/iOTi. Wherefore vihen &c."--The of goine to Jerusalem from Achaia, he meaning is: "He sends them away on was disappointed, for he had to return this occasion, as he did at Athens: viz. through Macedonia: fl irpocitTo, i.e. because he could no longer forbear, this is the meaning of?9eto iv iryeii/ian. therefore he thought it good to be left Mod. t oil). oiiKerifyxpoviffas, and adds: alone." "for this is the meaning of %6ero, and k t/cei-/hp ri rvpavvh (mod. t. f) such is the force of the expression." noWi (parpla) Tuv ptor6pwy. But Then: " But why he sends away T. and this seems to bekng rather to Athens. E., the writerdoes uotsay: but it stems 574 should have led men to lay it to heart. Xhii hands. He overturns, says he, our craft: (e) From this work we have our wealth. Hath persuaded. How1 did he persuade--he, a man of mean consideration? How prevail over so great a force of habit? by doing what--by saying what? It is not for a Paul (to effect this), it is not for a man. Even this is enough, that he said, They be no gods. Now if the impiety (of the heathen religions) was so easy to detect, it ought to have been condemned long ago: if it was strong, it ought not to...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
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  • English
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  • 1236620127
  • 9781236620125