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Kenneth Stevenson (1) (1949–2011)

Autor/a de Ezekiel, Daniel (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture)

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Kenneth Stevenson explores the life and legacy of one of the most formative Anglicans of the seventeenth century and introduces readers to the breadth of Taylor's thought and his lasting influence. An introductory essay that offers a biography, an exploration of his style, sources and influences mostra'n més and an overview of his prolific works, is followed by a comprehensive selection of key passages from his works - theological and devotional. Thematically arranged, they trace the emergence of a distinctive and lasting Anglican piety and identity. Kenneth Stevenson was formerly the Bishop of Portsmouth. He served as a member of the Liturgical Commission of the Church of England and its Doctrine Commission. The author of numerous books, he was also one of the editors of Love's Redeeming Work: The Anglican Quest for Holiness. He died in 2011. Canterbury Studies in Spiritual Theology collects together the writings of outstanding figures who have shaped core Anglican belief, practice arid identity. At a time when the Church faces many challenges, from within its own ranks as well as from the -secular world, this series aims to help clergy and laity alike to think, act and respond to the complexities of the age with greater confidence. mostra'n menys

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(Review is primarily for the Ezekiel portion of the work)

Selected patristic authors' commentary on Ezekiel and Daniel.

With Ezekiel, this work prominently features Jerome and Gregory the Great.

In terms of the substance of the commentary from patristic authors: one can tell how Ezekiel did not get the treatment Isaiah or even Jeremiah did. As would be expected, heavily invested in Christological association and application. Ezekiel's temple vision seen primarily in terms of the church and its "catholic" structure in the 5th-7th centuries. Honestly, kind of disappointing.

In terms of the commentary selection: I have used many resources in this series, and never have I seen so many lacunae in collections: many passages of considerable length have no commentary provided. Somehow this book has about an equal amount of commentary for Ezekiel, a 47 chapter book and one of the major prophets, and Daniel, which has only 12. I am no patristic scholar, and it might well be that there just really isn't that much commentary on sections of Ezekiel; I am concerned that it was more of an editorial decision that really leads to an impoverishment of Ezekiel.
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deusvitae | Apr 13, 2020 |

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