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Oecumenius
« on: January 31, 2012, 11:37:39 PM »
Hello i came a cross a book that places commentaries by Oecumenius and St. Andrew of Caesarea on the book of Revelation. I have not heard much about this specific Oecumenius  i read he was a monophysite so i figured the OO board would be best place to get info. What his commentary regarded by the OO church in any ways I know St. Andrew gently refutes much of his opinions and in the EO have been the accepted commentary on the book. Would like to get any info available. I will probably purchase the book for any interested its "Greek Commentaries on Revelation"

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Re: Oecumenius
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2012, 08:57:21 AM »
I've never heard of this Oecumenius, but the book states he may have been a laymen who also corresponded with St. Severus. I wonder if Fr. Peter has ever heard of him.

Greek Commentaries on Revelation
By Oecumenius, Andrew of Caesarea

http://books.google.com/books?id=JORIkBaj9HcC&pg=PR19&lpg=PR19&dq=Oecumenius+and+St.+Andrew+of+Caesarea+on&source=bl&ots=-uppkQTRd_&sig=GL3DyccHgGkGFaeG964NR0skkgQ&hl=en&sa=X&ei=KtMrT-OYA4TP4QTH14CKDg&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAQ#v=snippet&q=severus&f=false

It looks like a fascinating volume from what I could read online, although it seems the authors don't quite understand our Church's Christology.
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Re: Oecumenius
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2012, 03:27:19 PM »
I've never heard of this Oecumenius, but the book states he may have been a laymen who also corresponded with St. Severus. I wonder if Fr. Peter has ever heard of him.

Greek Commentaries on Revelation
By Oecumenius, Andrew of Caesarea

http://books.google.com/books?id=JORIkBaj9HcC&pg=PR19&lpg=PR19&dq=Oecumenius+and+St.+Andrew+of+Caesarea+on&source=bl&ots=-uppkQTRd_&sig=GL3DyccHgGkGFaeG964NR0skkgQ&hl=en&sa=X&ei=KtMrT-OYA4TP4QTH14CKDg&ved=0CCYQ6AEwAQ#v=snippet&q=severus&f=false

It looks like a fascinating volume from what I could read online, although it seems the authors don't quite understand our Church's Christology.
they are both protestant, so its understandable. i think it would be a fun read though seeing what he though and what St Andrew responded to, from what i understand St.Andrew built on a couple of his points but most of them he shoots down lol...

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Re: Oecumenius
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2012, 01:21:13 PM »
thank you father. so in the OO his commentary is given more validity? Im reading St Andrews commentary and the author seems to suggest that oecumenius' commentary was rejected at large by all orthodox groups even the OO. Though she was confused about why and in her studies found no specific reasoning as to why his were rejected... i look forward to getting the book that presents both commentaries in contrast!