Protopresbyter Georges Vasilievich Florovsky

The Fathers of the Church and the Old Testament

translated by: Aleksandar Đakovac

pages: 147-152


Fathers have kept all the treasures of the Old Testament and made them the indispensable heritage of the Church, both in worship and in theology. The only thing they never did is this: they never kept fast to the Jewish limitations. The Holy Writings for them were an eternal and universal Revelation. According to Fathers of the Church, the Scriptures are not merely historical documents: they are really the Word of God, the Divine message to all generations.





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