Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Theodoret of Cyrus: Requirement for Exegesis of Scripture

Exegesis of holy Scripture ... requires a mind with wings that can behold the divine and will dare to enter the innermost sanctuary of the Spirit.

- Theodoret of Cyrus (around A.D. 393 to around A.D. 457), Preface to Commentary on Song of Songs, as provided by the translator in Theodoret's Questions on the Octateuch, Preface, p. 5, FN5 (2007), Robert C. Hill translator.