Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Marius Victorinus' Commentary on Galatians$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Stephen Andrew Cooper

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198270270

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0198270275.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 19 August 2018

Influence of Victorinus' Commentaries on Later Latin Exegetes

Influence of Victorinus' Commentaries on Later Latin Exegetes

Chapter:
(p.182) 6 Influence of Victorinus' Commentaries on Later Latin Exegetes
Source:
Marius Victorinus' Commentary on Galatians
Author(s):

Stephen Andrew Cooper (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198270275.003.0006

This chapter attempts to resolve the question concerning which of the later Latin commentators of the fourth and early fifth century had read Victorinus on Paul. The claim of Harnack that Augustine’s Paulinism was influenced by Victorinus, largely rejected but now maintained by recent scholars again, is sustained by a comparative analysis of the commentaries of Victorinus and Augustine on Galatians. The influence of Victorinus on Ambrosiaster is also apparent and more strongly supported than the case for his influence on Augustine. Jerome is likely to have read Victorinus’ commentary on Galatians, since he argues against the latter’s exegesis of Gal. 2: 11-14. Of the fifteen passages from Galatians discussed in the comparative analysis, twelve suggest the influence of Victorinus on Ambrosiaster and eleven indicate Augustine’s reading of Victorinus’ commentaries. The history of scholarship on this issue is fully discussed.

Keywords:   Victorinus, Ambrosiaster, Augustine, Jerome, exegetical parallels, sola fides

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .