By Cyril of Alexandria,Joel C. Elowsky,David R. Maxwell

Cyril of Alexandria (ca. 378-444), the most amazing representatives of the Alexandrian theological culture, is healthier recognized for championing the time period Theotokos (mother of God) towards Nestorius of Constantinople. Cyril's nice remark on John, provided the following within the historical Christian textual content sequence in volumes, predates the Nestorian controversy, although, and focuses its theological hearth energy opposed to Arianism. The observation, that's addressed to catechists, screens Cyril's breath-taking mastery of the complete content material of the Bible and his painstaking cognizance to aspect as he seeks to supply useful instructing at the cosmic tale of God's salvation.

David Maxwell presents readers with the 1st whole English translation of the textual content because the 19th century. It rests on Pusey's serious variation of the Greek textual content and places on show Cyril's theological interpretation of Scripture and his attract the patristic culture that preceded him. brand new readers will locate the remark an imperative device for figuring out Cyril's method of Scripture.

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