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QOTD: 1 Clement on Salvation

πάντες οὖν ἐδοξάσθησαν καὶ ἐμεγαλύνθησαν οὐ δι᾿ αὐτῶν ἢ τῶν ἔργων αὐτῶν ἢ τῆς δικαιοπραγίας ἧς κατειργάσαντο, ἀλλὰ διὰ τοῦ θελήματος αὐτοῦ.  καὶ ἡμεῖς οὖν, διὰ θελήματος αὐτοῦ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ κληθέντες, οὐ δι᾿ ἑαυτῶν δικαιούμεθα οὐδὲ διὰ τῆς ἡμετέρας … Continue reading

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QOTD: 1 Clement on the Resurrection

ἡμέρα καὶ νὺξ ἀνάστασιν ἡμῖν δηλοῦσιν· κοιμᾶται ἡ νύξ, ἀνίσταται ἡ ἡμέρα· ἡ ἡμέρα ἄπεισιν, νὺξ ἐπέρχεται. Night and day reveal to us the resurrection. The night sleeps; the day arises. The day goes away; night comes.

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Rob Plummer’s Daily Dose of Greek

I just saw that Dr. Rob Plummer over at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has a site called “Daily Dose of Greek.” The site it designed to help teach students NT Greek from scratch or to keep up your Greek as … Continue reading

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Apostolic Fathers Greek Reader

If you are interested in an introduction to the Greek text of the Apostolic Fathers, it looks like GlossHouse will be publishing Greek Readers for the works within the corpus. My contributions to the project will be published in the … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 04

Ἐν Θεῷ Πατρὶ καὶ Κυρίῳ Ἰησοῦ Χριστῷ. Ἰδοὺ πάλιν τὶ “ἐν” ἐπὶ τοῦ Πατρὸς καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Υἱοῦ· πολλαὶ γὰρ ἐκκλησίαι καὶ Ἰουδαϊκαὶ καὶ Ἑλληνικαὶ ἦσαν, ἀλλὰ τῇ “ἐν Θεῷ.” Χάρις ὑμῖν καὶ εἰρήνη. Τὸ χάρις ὑμῖν οὕτω τίθησιν, ὥσπερ … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 03

ΚΕΦ. Α. Ἔπαινος Θεσσαλονικέων ἐπὶ τοίς ἀξίοις τῶν Ἀποστόλων ἀγῶσιν.              Παῦλος καὶ Σιλουανὸς καὶ Τιμόθεος. (Χρυσοστόμου.) Ὁ μακάριος Ἰωάννης—τί δήποτε Ἐφεσίοις μὲν ἐπιστέλλων, καὶ τὸν Τιμόθεον ἐχων μεθ᾽ἑαυτοῦ, οὐχὶ συνέταξεν ἑαυτῷ· καίτοι γνωριζόμενον παρ᾽αὐτοῖς καὶ … Continue reading

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Wise Words from 1 Clement

This evening I was translating a bit in 1 Clement and came across Clement’s praise of the pleasant qualities in his readers. Among the various qualities he enumerates, he writes the following in 1 Clement 2:6: πᾶσα στάσις καὶ πᾶν … Continue reading

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