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EkhristosAnesti
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« on: May 22, 2005, 04:40:33 AM »

Which provides a better variety, insight, depth and translation of patristic commentaries for the New Testament books?

I realise that the ACC have a separate book for each New Testament book, but I have no idea regarding the depth of insight provided, the reliability of the translations, or the variety of interpretations given - especially considering that the authors are Protestant I would hate it if the focus of the patristic commentaries were biased towards those which prima facie support a Protestant agenda.

If anyone has been acquianted with both these sources, I would appreciate your recommendations and advice.

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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2005, 04:10:50 AM »

Isn't there anyone who can give me any sort of a comparative analysis? I really want to buy one or the other ASAP; any help as requested above would be much appreciated...


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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2005, 08:18:16 AM »

  I don't know anything about them, so I Googled them.  The ACC, from what I could tell, is a Menonite Bible.  And I couldn't find anything about an ONT.
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2005, 08:32:15 AM »

ACCS - Ancient Christian Commentary Series
ONT - Orthodox New Testament

They both provide patristic commentaries for the Gospels, but I’d like to purchase the one which best satisfies my above criterion.

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