Biblical Theology and the Church in Syria
Edited By Vahan S. Hovhanessian
1 Alternate spellings of “Antiochian” or “Antiochene” are not uniformly applied in the literature, but refer to the same tradition nevertheless. I am following “Antiochian” here to accommodate the title of the volume of this book.
2 Brevard Childs, The Struggle to Understand Isaiah as Christian Scripture (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2004), p. 130. The article he refers to is Bradley Nassif, “The ‘Spiritual Exegesis’ of Scripture: The School of Antioch Revisited,” Anglican Theological Review (Vol. LXXV: 4, 1993).
3 ‘Spiritual Exegesis’ in the School of Antioch,” Bradley Nassif in New Perspectives on Historical Theology: Essays in Memory of John Meyendorff, Foreword by Henry Chadwick, Edited by Bradley Nassif (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1996), 344-377. The article extensively examines the contributions of only nine authorities who have written on this subject over the past century, and critiques the secondary literature in which the subject appears.
4 Bradley Nassif, “Antiochene Θεωρíα in John Chrysostom's Exegesis” in The Bible in the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches” ed. Vahan Hovanhessian (New York, New York: Peter Lang Publishers, 2009).
5 Donald Fairbairn, Grace and Christology in the Early Church (New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003).
6 For example, S. Hidal, “Exegesis of the Old Testament in the Antiochene School with its Prevalent Literal and Historical Method,” in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament: A History of Its Interpretation, vol. 1/1 (Gottengen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1996), 543-568; A. M. Schor, “Theodoret...
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