"Commentary on the epistle to the Hebrews" by St. Cyril of Alexandria: problems of scholarship and overview of sources, editions, and studies

Автор: Nikulin Maksim Sergeyevich

Журнал: Христианское чтение @christian-reading

Рубрика: Теология

Статья в выпуске: 4 (75), 2017 года.

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In the present article the author studies one of the exegetical works of St. Cyril of Alexandria, his Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews. Tis work has been preserved only in fragments contained in catenae, florilegia, and quotations by other authors. Te author identifies the texts that have survived to our day and the testimonies of later authors, who confirm that St. Cyril had writen a Commentary on Hebrews. Te author then provides an overview of the existing publications of this work with an indication of the manuscripts used by scholars of each edition. Te author provides the opinions of different scholars about the dating of the work, all of which date it to the anti-Nestorian period of St. Cyril’s life, afer 428 AD. Te author comments on the valuable insight by P. M. Parvis, who found in this work a fragment of St. Cyril’s polemics against the Antiochian exegesis and Christology of Teodore of Mopsuestia. Te author also considers the hypothesis of P. E. Pusey, who believed that two works of different genres were composed by St. Cyril commenting on Hebrews, as well as the opinions of other scholars about this hypothesis. Te author comments on the Armenian fragments of this work studied by J. Lebon. Finally, the author provides a hypothesis about the structure of the work


Cyril of alexandria, epistle to the hebrews, exegesis, patristics, catenae, florilegia, teodore of mopsuestia

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