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By Carl P. Cosaert

This quantity applies the newest methodological advances in patristic textual research to discover the character of the Gospel textual content utilized by Clement, an early Alexandrian father who wrote widely at the Christian religion and crammed his writings with hundreds of thousands of biblical citations. After interpreting Clement's lifestyles and use of the recent testomony writings, the ebook lists all of his quotations of the 4 Gospels and compares them to these of different Alexandrian Christians and to the main major historical Greek and Latin manuscripts. The publication demonstrates that the shape of the Gospels in Alexandria used to be in transition on the finish of the second one century and argues that Clement's Gospel textual content finds an Alexandrian impression in John and Matthew and a far better Western impact in Luke and his citations of Mark 10.

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