Sunday, October 4, 2009

Theodoret of Cyrus: Removing Contradictions is Clarification of the Unclear

Previous scholars have promised to resolve apparent problems in holy Scripture by explicating the sense of some, indicating the background of others, and, in a word, clarifying whatever remains unclear to ordinary people.

- Theodoret of Cyrus (around A.D. 393 to around A.D. 457), Questions on the Octateuch, Preface, p. 3 (2007), Robert C. Hill translator.