Download e-book for iPad: Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin by Hugh Houghton

By Hugh Houghton

ISBN-10: 0199545928

ISBN-13: 9780199545926

what kind of Bible did Augustine have? How did he quote from it - and used to be he exact? Do Augustine's biblical citations transmit readings now not present in any surviving manuscripts? This publication is a part of an important venture at the outdated Latin models of the Gospel in response to John, and makes use of Augustine as a test-case to ascertain the significance of the facts supplied by means of the Church Fathers for the textual content of the Gospels. The early historical past of the Latin Bible is reconstructed from
Augustine's reviews in his treatise De doctrina christiana (On Christian teaching). info are assembled from sermons, letters, and different writings to teach how Augustine and his contemporaries used the Bible within the liturgy of the Church, public debates, and in composing their very own works. Augustine's
own tools of bringing up the Bible are analysed, and contours are pointed out that are attribute of citations made out of reminiscence instead of learn from a gospel codex. the second one a part of the e-book is a chronological survey of the biblical textual content in Augustine's works, displaying how he switched from utilizing the older types of the Gospel to the revised textual content of Jerome, which later grew to become referred to as the Vulgate. eventually, a verse by way of verse statement is equipped on the entire major readings in
Augustine's textual content of John, assessing their importance for the background of the Latin Bible, and on occasion the Greek culture in addition. info also are given of Augustine's exegesis of specific verses of the Gospel, making this an integral instruction manual for biblical students and church historians
alike.

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