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Bibil Identifier bibil:219003
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Ambrosiaster's Interpretations of Romans 1:26-27
Author de Bruyn, Theodore
Journal Vigiliae Christianae (Volume: 65, Issue: 5)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 463-483 Pages
Genre Original
Notes P. 478-483: Appendix (Ambrosiaster, In Rom. 1:26-27).
Abstract Scholarly discussions of patristic interpretations of Romans 1:26-27 have overlooked the fact that Ambrosiaster revised his reading of the passage. In the first version of his commentary on Romans, Ambrosiaster understands verse 26 to refer to “unnatural“ sexual relations between women and men, whereas in the second and third versions he understands the verse to refer to “unnatural“ sexual relations between women. The paper examines the differences between the three versions, explains Ambrosiaster's remarks, and situates his interpretation within the moral outlook and exegetical tradition of Latin Christian writers.
DOI 10.1163/157007211X561635
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Ambrosiaster
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Homosexuality
Pericopes Romans 1,26-1,27
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