Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Theodoret of Cyrus: Scripture as Tradition

He first mentions the first tradition written for us; the first teaching given to us in writing is, "In the beginning God made heaven and earth" and all the other statements about creation.

- Theodoret of Cyrus (around A.D. 393 to around A.D. 457), Commentary on Hebrews, Chapter 11, in Theodoret of Cyrus, Commentary on the Letters of St. Paul, Volume 2, p. 181 (2001), Robert C. Hill translator.