Lectures on M. Renan's Vie de Jesus

Lectures on M. Renan's Vie de Jesus

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...TTOirjaai tvayyeiov)." The statement of Origen (Com. in. Johan.) is more to the point: ToA/xijreov Toivovv furtlv diraprjv jj.tv ira.rav ypatSv aval To, evayyeXio, Tojv 8e tOayyeXiW a.ira.pxrji To Kara 'Itoavrrfir, on Tov vovv ovSeis SJparai Xa/? iv juij dvaTtfaiav tirl To (TTTJOos 'Irjaov, /j.r/o Aa/Swv airo 'Irjaov Ttjv Maptav yivoivrv Kat aiJroi; piJTepa. " We may venture then to say that the first-fruit of all the Scriptures is the Gospels, and of the Gospels the firstfruit is that according to St. John, whose meaning no one can grasp unless he have leant on Jesus' bosom, or have received from Jesus, Mary, and she become his own mother." In referring to these explanations, we do not mean to imply any opinion as to their accuracy or value. Whether we think them to the point or not, both passages are interesting in themselves, and serve very, fitly to show the ancient interest of the Church in the peculiar character of St. John's Gospel.--We may take this opportunity of stating that it has been our aim throughout the text to keep clear of any questions as to the Eusebius,1 also, from a separate point of view, endeavours to explain it. The subGospels, save those which. M. Kenan forces upon us. "We could not otherwise have kept to our special task, or accomplished it within any due limits--so many points arise on all sides for discussion as to the relative origin and character of the Gospels. Scarcely any province of critical inquiry presents more conflicting theories. Those who deny the supplementary theory of the origin of St. John's Gospel--concluding that the Apostle had never seen any of the other Gospels--pay little deference of course to such statements as those of Clemens and Origen. It appears to us, however, that it is impossible...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677935
  • 9781236677938