Commentary on the Gospel According to John

Commentary on the Gospel According to John

Commentary on the Gospel According to John

Commentary on the Gospel According to John

Excerpt

This volume contains what remains of Books 13-32 of Origen's Commentary on John. The Commentary on John is significant not only for studies of Origen, for which it is of central importance, but also for studies of Gnosticism, the history of biblical exegesis, the history of theology, and spirituality.

(2) R. Gögler has pointed out that the Commentary on John is the oldest preserved Christian commentary on a writing of the New Testament, and has noted that it is an extensive scholarly and spiritual explanation of the Gospel. G. L. Prestige calls attention to the fact that it was Origen, more than any other single person who established the disciplines of biblical interpretation and biblical theology at the center of the Church's activities. Both disciplines play major roles in . . .

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