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Gumerlock. Mark 13:32 and Christ’s Supposed Ignorance: Four Patristic Solutions. 2007.

Trinity Journal 28 (2007):205-213
Mark 13:32 and Christ’s Supposed Ignorance:
Four Patristic Solutions

THE PROBLEM OF CHRIST’S SUPPOSED IGNORANCE

Referring to the time of His Second Coming, Jesus is recorded as saying, “But of
that day or hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father
alone” (Mark 13:32, NASB. The word alone is italicized because it was supplied by the
translator). The church fathers spilled much ink explaining this statement of the Lord,
most often because of its import regarding Christology.2 Since the passage allegedly
presents Christ as ignorant, the Arians of the early church, who denied that the Son was
consubstantial with the Father, used it as a proof-text for their belief in a less-than-divine
Son of God.3 On the other hand, those who held to Nicene orthodoxy and believed that
Jesus was fully God and possessed all the attributes of divinity, including omniscience,
responded to the Arians with Colossians 3:2, “In Him are all the treasures of wisdom and
knowledge.” The adherents of Nicene orthodoxy, besides asserting Christ’s omniscience,
also had to make sense out of Mark 13:32, which seemed to teach that Jesus was ignorant
of at least one detail concerning the future, i.e. the time of His return. To solve the
theological dilemma of the omniscient Son of God not knowing the time of His own
Second Coming, the church fathers proposed a variety of explanations. This article
presents and evaluates four of their solutions—the philological solution of Basil of
Caesarea, two “figures of speech” solutions offered by Augustine of Hippo and Gregory
of Tours respectively, and the anthropological solution of Athanasius of Alexandria.

Article kindly provided by Francis X. Gumerlock, through his website.

Rendiconti della Reale Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei: Artigos relacionados à língua aramaica.

Rendiconti della Reale Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
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Q. Septimii Florentis Tertulliani… Operum, tomus primus & secundus [Audoënum Parvum, Ed.]. 1566.

Q. SEPTIMII

FLORENTIS TERTVL-
LIANI, CARTHAGINENSIS
prefbyteri, autoris antiquiffimi
ac doctiffimi operum,

TOMUS PRIMUS [ET SECUNDUS].

Ad complures veteres è Gallieanis Germanicifque
bibliothecis conquifitos codices recognitus, in qui-
bus præcipuus fuit vnus longè incorruptiffi-
mus in vltimam vfque petitus Bri-
tanniam: non omiffis accuratis
BEATI RHENANI
Annotationibus.

Catalogum autem aperiet verfa pagina.

Accebit & Index copiofior.

PARISIIS,

Apud Audoënum Paruum, fub interfignio Lilij
Aurei, via ad D. Iacobum.
1566.

Identifiant pérenne de la notice : http://www.sudoc.fr/100327192

Titre : Q. Septimii Florentis Tertulliani… Operum, tomus primus [-secundus]
Alphabet du titre : latin
Auteur(s) : Tertullien (0155?-0222?). Auteur
Gelenius, Sigismundus (1497-1554). Éditeur scientifique
Rhenanus, Beatus (1485-1547). Notes
Thurzo, Stanislaus von (1471-1540). Dédicataire
Petit, Oudin (15..-1572). Éditeur commercial
Wechel, André (15..-1581). Imprimeur / Imprimeur-libraire
Pamèle, Jacques de (1536-1587). Ancien possesseur
Date(s) : 1566
Langue(s) : latin
Pays : France
Editeur(s) : Parisiis, apud Audoënum Parvum, sub intersignio lilii aurei, via ad D. Jacobum. 1566
Description : 2 t. ([110-2bl.]-760 p. ; [61-3bl.]-751-[1bl.] p.) : ill. gr.s.b. ; in-8
Contient : Vita Q. Septimi Florentis Tertulliani, per Beatum Rhenanum
Notes : Avis au lecteur par Sigismundus Gelenius, table des matières, préface dédiée à Stanislaus von Thurzo par Beatus Rhenanus, datée de Bâle le 1er juillet 1521, index (t.1) ; table des matières, index (t.2). – Marque aux titres [Renouard (Marques) 908], bandeaux, lettrines. – Sign. ã8 ẽ8 ĩ8 õ8 ũ8 2ã8 2ẽ8 a-3a8 3b4 ; [-]8 β8 γ8 [-]8 A-3A8. – BN Cat. gén.. – STC French books, 1470-1600. – Adams. – P. Petitmengin, “Jacques de Pamèle, passeur de manuscrits perdus de Tertullien” dans “Passeurs de textes” dir. Y. Sordet, 2009, (n. 15-16 : exemplaire de la BSG). – Reproduction du tome 1 (Fac-similé numérique de l’exemplaire conservé à la BSG sous la cote : 8 CC 1097 INV 1046 RES). – Reproduction du tome 2 (Fac-similé numérique de l’exemplaire conservé à la BSG sous la cote : 8 CC 1098 INV 1047 RES)
Autre(s) titre(s) : Operum, tomus primus [-secundus]
Ville d’édition : Paris

Origine de la notice : BSG/AIC-SAFIG

  1. Tomus I.
  2. Tomus II.

Hottinger. Thesaurus philologicus, seu clavis scripturae. 1649.

Bibliographic Metadata
Title Thesaurus philologicus, seu clavis scripturae / authore Joh. Henrico Hottingero, Tigurino
Author, Contributor Hottinger, Johann Heinrich
Imprint Tiguri : typis Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, anno 1649
Description [10] Bl., 616 S. ; 20 cm (4°)
Language Latin
Owner of original copy Zentralbibliothek Zürich, 7.146
Persistent Identifier (DOI) 10.3931/e-rara-10823

Links:
Thesaurus philologicus seu clavis scripturae [192.20 mb]

Cureton. Corpus Ignatianum : a complete collection of the Ignatian epistles, genuine, interpolated, and spurious. 1849.

Corpus Ignatianum :

a complete collection of the Ignatian epistles,

genuine, interpolated, and spurious …

(1849)

Author: Ignatius, Saint, Bishop of Antioch, d. ca. 110
Publisher: Berlin : Asher
Language: English
Call number: ALG-4438
Digitizing sponsor: University of Toronto
Book contributor: PIMS – University of Toronto
Collection: pimslibrary; toronto

Roisselet de Sauclières. Histoire chronologique et dogmatique des conciles de la chrétienté. 1844.

Histoire chronologique et dogmatique des conciles de la chrétienté : depuis le concile de Jérusalem… jusqu’au dernier concile tenu de nos jours. (1844)

Author: Roisselet de Sauclières ; fils
Subject: Conciles et synodes — Histoire ; Église — Histoire
Publisher: Paul Mellier
Year: 1844
Language: French
Collection: bibliothequesaintegenevieve, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

This work, divided in 6 volumes, is available through the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. The 6 volumes are in B/W, and the size of each one surpasses the 150 Mb.

Internet Archive digitized only 3 volumes, belonging to the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, whose sizes +400Mb each one, and were digitized in full color.

The links to access these contents are:

Histoire chronologique et dogmatique des conciles de la chrétienté : depuis le concile de Jérusalem… jusqu’au dernier concile tenu de nos jours. (1845) :

http://archive.org/details/8DSUP26064_1

http://archive.org/details/8DSUP26064_2

http://archive.org/details/8DSUP26064_3

Histoire chronologique et dogmatique des conciles de la chrétienté, BSB:

http://www.mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn=urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb10393545-5

http://www.mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn=urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb10393546-1

http://www.mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn=urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb10393547-6

http://www.mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn=urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb10393547-6

http://www.mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn=urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb10479962-1

http://www.mdz-nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn=urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb10393548-2

Aurelius Augustinus. Opera Omnia [Eras. of Rot. Ed.]. 1529.

The Zentralbibliothek Zürich through the E-rara digital library, is offering the Opera Omnia of St. Augustin, in the edition reviewed by Erasm of Rotterdarm.
This edition count 10 volumes, with a total of +8,000 pages. All of them are available to read on-line, or as downloads in .pdf format.

The archives to read online are provided as full-color images.

To get access into the .pdf files, only open the ‘Table of contents‘, at the bottom of the informational page, and you will get a list with the whole pdfs, belonging to complete volumes, or only partial downloads, this mean, spare works.

 

The importance of this kind of releases rest not only in the bibliographical or philological aspect, but in the possibility of realize another approximations to the Patristic works reviewed in the Renaissance period:

ONE OF THE MORE neglected areas of current Renaissance studies is the investigation of the literary scholarship of the humanists. When we think of Lorenzo Valla, we think of his dialogue On the True and False Good, the Declamation on the Donation of Constantine, and the dialogue On Free Will, but rarely of his translations of the Greek historians, his investigations into the text of Livy, or his comparison of the Vulgate with the Greek text of the New Testament. The name of Erasmus brings to mind the Enchiridion, the Colloquies, and the Praise of Folly much more readily than the translations of Euripides, the editions of the Church Fathers, or the Annotations to the New Testament. This state of affairs is particularly surprising in view of the fact that the Renaissance humanists owed their reputations in large measure to their work in the field of classical and biblical scholarship. Furthermore, when historians do turn their attention to Renaissance scholarship, they tend to speak of it in general terms, as though there were little important qualitative difference between one Renaissance scholar and another. The humanists in general are said to have introduced critical methods into scholarship, to have become concerned with producing accurate texts of the classics and the scriptures, and to have insisted on understanding works of literature and scripture in their proper historical context.

“Biblical Philology and Christian Humanism: Lorenzo Valla and Erasmus as Scholars of the Gospels” by Jerry H. Bentley.

University of Hawaii at Manoa. Sixteenth Century Journal, VIII, Supplement (1977).

1,000,000 of reasons to say: Thank you!

Dear Friends:

Since the beginning of the PLGO Community, our main intention was provide useful tools and contents to our members, visitors and friends.

This involves a lot of work, and finally the effort of all and each one member of our community.

Starting the online library project in Scribd, we was creating a valuable resource, today visited and known by the academical community, as a rich and a serious source of materials.

This can be only reached with your valuable comments, suggestions and contributions to such project: today we are reaching 1,000,000 of document views, in in only 20 months.

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Scripta veterum latina de una persona et duabus naturis Domini et Servatoris nostri Iesu Christi, adversus Nestorium, Eutychen & Acephalos olim aedita [Hrsg.: Josias Simmler]. 1571.

Scripta veterum latina de una persona et duabus naturis Domini et Servatoris nostri Iesu Christi, adversus Nestorium, Eutychen & Acephalos olim aedita

 Hrsg.: Josias Simmler
Imprint Tiguri : excudebat Christophorus Froschouerus, anno 1571
Description [12] Bl. (letztes leer), 211, [1] Bl. (leer) 32 cm (2°)
Bibliographical reference VD 16 S 6518, Vischer C 838
Language Latin
Owner of original copy Zentralbibliothek Zürich, 5.77,3
Persistent Identifier (DOI) 10.3931/e-rara-5029

  • D. IVSTINIANI IMP. edictum de fide aduerfus Hærefes, ex manufcripto Codice emendatum.
  • ANITII MANLII SEVERINI BOETHI de duabus naturis & una perfona Chrifti aduerfus Eutychen & Neftorium.
  • IOANNIS CASSIANI EREMITAE de incarnatione Chrifti côtra Neftorium Hæreticum, ad Leonem Romanæ urbis Epifcopû lib. VII.
  • D. LEONIS PP. Epiftolæ duæ, ad Flauianum una, altera ad Leonê Augusftum.
  • GELASII PP. de duabus naturis in Chrifto aduerfus Eurychen & Neftorium liber.
  • B. VIGILII MARTYRIS ET EPISCOPI TRIDENTINI lib. V. contra Eutychen, & alios hæreticos, non recte de naturarum propietate, & perfonæ Chrifti unitate fentienes, longe quam antea emendatiores & auctiores beneficio ueteris manufcripti exemplaris, quod nobis V. CL. P. Pythoeus, fuppeditauit.
  • D. FVLGENTII AFRI EPISCOPI RVSPENSIS libri tres ad Thrafimundum Vandalorum Regem.
  • RVSTICI DIACONI contra Acephalos dialogus.

Scripta veterum latina de una persona et duabus naturis Domini et Servatoris nostri Iesu Christi, adversus …

Griechische Christliche Schriftsteller: Some updates in our Scribd collection.

Published the October 28, 2010, the collection regarding the Griechische Christliche Schriftsteller was assembled with few items, mainly taken from Google Books service, and some other from Internet Archive.
This week, some other volumes, belonging to the PIMS digitazions has been added too, increasing the number of volumes directly available to read and consult.

The items added are [not sorted in any way]:

 

  1. GCS 24 Eusebius Werke VII/1. Hieronymi chronicon (1. Aufl. 1913: Rudolf Helm)
  2. GCS 23 Eusebius Werke VI. Demonstratio euangelica (1. Aufl. 1913: Ivar A. Heikel)
  3. GCS 20 Eusebius Werke V. Die Chronik, aus dem Armenischen übersetzt (1. Aufl. 1911: Josef Karst)
  4. GCS 14 Eusebius Werke IV. Contra Marcellum, De ecclesiastica theologia (1. Aufl. 1906: Erich Klostermann)
  5. GCS 11/1 Eusebius Werke III/1. Onomasticon (1. Aufl. 1904: Erich Klostermann)
  6. GCS 9/1 Eusebius Werke II/1. Historia ecclesiastica (1. Aufl. 1903: Eduard Schwartz/Theodor Mommsen)
  7. GCS 19 Theodoretus Cyri, Historia ecclesiastica (1. Aufl. 1911: Léon Parmentier)
  8. GCS 27 Methodius, Olympius, Werke (1. Aufl. 1917: Georg Nathanael Bonwetsch)
  9. GCS 4 Anonymus (Adamantius). De recta in Deum fide (1. Aufl. 1901: W.H. van de Sande Bakhuyzen)
  10. GCS 16 Hegemonius, Acta Archelai (1. Aufl. 1906: Charles Henry Beeson)
  11. GCS 18 Die Esra- Apokalypse I (IV. Esra) (1. Aufl. 1910: Bruno Violet)
  12. GCS 31 Epiphanius II. Panarion haer. 34-64 (1. Aufl. 1922: Karl Holl)
  13. GCS 25 Epiphanius I. Ancoratus und Panarion haer. 1-33 (1. Aufl. 1915: Karl Holl)

 

The PLGO.org Community will be working updating the list available here.