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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill
δοῦλος τοῦ Χριστοῦ. Patristics, Classics, Greek, Latin, Gàidhlig. Language acquisition, digital humanities. PhD. Academic Ronin.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill 2h
Replying to @Alexander_Ver
ut semper pipiando nonnulla menda scripsi.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill 2h
Replying to @Alexander_Ver
non necesse dicere sed tibi intellegendum est. ea carmina mihi quoque placere.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill 2h
hodie cum raedam ad palaestram cum filia mea moderaremur, sermonem raedarium XXX ab audiebamus, in quo multa carmina quae ad LLPSI pertinent sunt, quae carmina filiae meae valde placuit
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill 2h
well, and a nu. σωτηρίαν vs σωτῆρα. no, I can't see anything in the Hebrew to support the Vul here.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill 21h
Most of the anti-Origen tradition is the product of Jerome's anti-Rufinus polemical campaign.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill 22h
Tfw you have to listen to a professor explain monogenes incorrectly but you don't want to pipe up from the back with, "Well, actually..."
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Replying to @jeltzz
I guess we are back to aren't we?
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Replying to @jeltzz
still chewing on this soundbite
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
"Our knowledge of ourselves as sinners is only as forgiven sinners; if you begin with sin alone, you fashion a saviour to fit your own conceptions"
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Them: Oh, Seumas! I'm one of your (distance) students! Me: Which one? Them: The one that hands in all their assignments late. Me: That doesn't narrow it down at all.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
if I gather enough student, I basically *am* a school, right?
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Replying to @jeltzz
speaking of, if you're interested in listening to a draft/pilot/rough recording, send me a DM or email.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
"As any student knows, learning grammar and vocabulary is only the first step towards learning Greek. It is only through translating and analyzing a text that one really begins to know and understand how the language works" - rubbish
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Replying to @jrmcmanaway
I don't know but I've owned Lambdin for about 20 years and never found the time to do it.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Replying to @brianwdavidson
I'm at a patristics intensive.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Replying to @Nazianzenus
yep!
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
Replying to @Nazianzenus
yes; he doesn't mention a lot of his 'workings' because he mainly wants us to read primary texts, but yes to Stewart's influence
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 18
"Origen, the first international rock-star theologian"
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 17
For Irenaeus, to appeal to a tradition whose content is different from Scripture, is a gnostic move, not a Christian one.
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Seumas MacDhòmhnaill Aug 17
Irenaeus doesn't argue for an apostolic succession of authority or office.
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