Search found 16 matches

by Arsenios (George) Blaisdell
April 1st, 2017, 5:14 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: give us this day our daily bread
Replies: 27
Views: 9887

Re: give us this day our daily bread

Jonathan, you rotten dog! You have certainly not lost your wonderful art of asking really good dirty-dog questions! And here I was, settling into my easy chair of lazy and undefended chattering, and along YOU come, and start asking your pesky little queries, dropping little items like: "Can you give...
by Arsenios (George) Blaisdell
April 1st, 2017, 4:36 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Eph.4:16 διὰ πάσης ἁφῆς τῆς ἐπιχορηγίας
Replies: 10
Views: 1792

Re: Eph.4:16 διὰ πάσης ἁφῆς τῆς ἐπιχορηγίας

Perhaps a diagram might be helpful, and it looks chiastic: ο χριστος (immediately prior): 1 εξ ου παν το σωμα 2 συναρμολογουμενον και συμβιβαζομενον 3 δια πασης αφης της επιχορηγιας 3' κατ ενεργειαν εν μετρω ενος εκαστου μερους 2' την αυξησιν του σωματος ποιειται 1' εις οικοδομην εαυτου εν αγαπη If ...
by Arsenios (George) Blaisdell
March 31st, 2017, 9:53 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: give us this day our daily bread
Replies: 27
Views: 9887

Re: give us this day our daily bread

Thomas wrote:Thanks to both Arsenios and Randall Buth for these comments. I was happy to see that my question still created some interest! I tend to agree with Randall.
Glad to see you are still around to benefit!

A.
by Arsenios (George) Blaisdell
March 31st, 2017, 9:50 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: give us this day our daily bread
Replies: 27
Views: 9887

Re: give us this day our daily bread

Your post is interesting but it is essentially anachronistic, invoking a meaning that could only come later. The Greek translation of the Aramaic did indeed come later, and was crafted by the Church Fathers to render it in a way that reflected the meaning Christ intended, I should think... And beca...
by Arsenios (George) Blaisdell
March 30th, 2017, 12:54 am
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: give us this day our daily bread
Replies: 27
Views: 9887

Re: give us this day our daily bread

Τὸν ἄρτον ἡμῶν τὸν ἐπιούσιον δὸς ἡμῖν σήμερον I struggled greatly with this many years ago, then found out it has a colossal mistranslation in English... Because... τὸν ἐπιούσιον in this construction is simply an emphatic specifier telling us WHICH bread is being specified... The English gloss is "...
by Arsenios (George) Blaisdell
March 30th, 2017, 12:11 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Completion of Milestone: St. John Chrysostom
Replies: 3
Views: 1685

Re: Completion of Milestone: St. John Chrysostom

Jonathan -

WAY long time since I have "heard your voice" on line -
Congratulations on completing your effort...
Why John Chrysostom?
Did you become Orthodox?

Arsenios (George) Blaisdell

Go to advanced search