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Who is the earliest Church Father affirming the present Catholic interpretation of Mary as the Ark of the New Covenant?

Just to clarify, Hippolytus actually refers to the Saviour as the Ark. And an ark of imperishable wood was the Saviour Himself. For by this was signified the imperishable and incorruptible tabernacle ...
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Did the early church believe in self defence?

There is an excellent article by Henry J. Cadbury: The Basis of Early Christian Antimilitarism In there he does rather thorough analysis of the writings on the early Christians on the concept and ...
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Who is the earliest Church Father affirming the present Catholic interpretation of Mary as the Ark of the New Covenant?

Who is the Earliest Church Father affirming the present Catholic interpretation of Mary as the Ark of the New Covenant? The question asking for the Catholic interpretation of Mary as the Ark of the ...
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Who is the earliest Church Father affirming the present Catholic interpretation of Mary as the Ark of the New Covenant?

According to this site, the earliest seems to have been St. Hippolytus (c. 170-c. 236): “At that time, the Savior coming from the Virgin, the Ark, brought forth His own Body into the world from that ...
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Who thinks women are not made in the image of God?

I recently asked a question pertaining to why both men and women believers were baptised in water although only males were circumcised. One of the answers by SupportiveDante said that Hugh of St. ...
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