Lucian of Antioch (c. 240-312 C.E.): the Path to the Byzantine Text

Saint Lucian of Antioch, (born c. 240, Samosata, Commagene, Syria [now Samsat, Turkey]—died January 7, 312, Nicomedia, Bithynia, Asia Minor [now İzmit, Turkey]), Christian theologian-martyr who originated a theological tradition at Antioch that was noted for biblical linguistic scholarship and for a rationalist approach to Christian doctrine. In his principal work, Lucian analyzed the Greek text of both the Old and New Testaments, creating a... Continue Reading →

GENESIS 49:5-7 OTBDC: How can Jacob pronounce a curse upon Levi here and yet Moses blessed Levi in Deuteronomy 33:8-11?

Genesis 49:5-7 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 5 “Simeon and Levi are brothers; weapons of violence are their swords. 6 Let my soul come not into their council; O my glory, be not joined to their company. For in their anger they killed men, and in their willfulness they hamstrung oxen. 7 Cursed be their anger, for it is... Continue Reading →

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