Commentary on the Psalms, Psalms 1-72
Publication Year: 2010
Published by: The Catholic University of America Press
Title Page, Copyright Page, Dedication Page
(1) Theodoret, born in Antioch a dozen years after the Second Ecumenical Council had been held in Constantinople in 381, was destined to live in interesting—and theologically tumultuous—times. His life as bishop in Cyrus, “little backwater”1 though it may have been, was intimately affected by the Third and Fourth Councils, of Ephesus (431) and Chalcedon (451) respectively (not to mention the “Robber Council” of Ephesus in 449 that briefly deposed him), as was his reputation after his...
Commentary on the Psalms
It would have been a pleasure for me 1 to do a commentary2 on the inspired composition3 of the mighty David prior to the other divine sayings, especially since the students of religion, both city dwellers and in the country, have all given their attention to this work in particular. Not least of these, however, are those, who embrace religious life, and recite it aloud at night and in the middle of the day;4 ...