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Which Church Fathers say the New Adam married the New Eve at the wedding of Cana? First of al some preliminary remarks about this subject matter: "The New Eve" is a devotional name for the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, and is possibly the most ancient doctrinal title of Mary in the Early Church. Eastern and Western Fathers of the Church ...


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The common Church Fathers' quotes about Mary being the New Eve seem to come from Justin Martyr's Dialogue with Trypho, Chapter C contrasting Jesus with Adam and Mary with Eve, and then Irenaeus's Against Heresies, Book III/Chapter XXII which drew more similarities and contrasts between Mary and Eve. The claim that Cana signified something additional to this ...


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I cannot offer a Trinitarian's perspective on this question, but I do believe in the Deity of Jesus Christ. I appreciate that the question was crafted to solicit multiple viewpoints; I'll offer a response representing one of those viewpoints. The easy answer would be to say that 1 Clement isn't canonical, so it doesn't matter what he thought. While I agree ...


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A little consultation with the commentaries of such verses would clarify that such prayers of Jesus were from his human nature, also see his dual nature and hypostatic union. Jesus worshiped as a human, he was truly a human, but did not cease to be divine in the incarnation. This was an intercessory high priestly prayer for the world that they know the only ...


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John 17:3Now this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom You have sent. 1 Clement 59:4Let all the Gentiles know that Thou art the God alone, and Jesus Christ is Thy Son. The late, great Father Thomas Hopko, former Dean of Saint Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, had the following to say, in a podcast on ...


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The first thing to remember is that the writings of the Apostolic Fathers are not primarily, and sometimes not at all, theological treatises. They are most often exhortations to godly living in the world and orderly living within the Church. As such, I wouldn't think 1 Clement 59:4 needs a Trinitarian paraphrase. There is indeed one God. Jesus Christ is ...


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The Catholic interpretation is that this refers to Satan. The New American Bible is the official English translation of The Bible for use in Catholic liturgy, and it is hosted both on the Vatican website and the United States Council of Catholic Bishops website, so I think it can be taken as a fairly authoritative source for the Catholic understanding of the ...


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The Greek word in John 16:11 is ἄρχων (archōn - see Strong's G758). The "Outline of Biblical Usage" gives: ruler, commander, chief, leader. The Authorized Version (KJV) Translation Count gives a total of 37 (ruler 22, prince 11, chief 2, magistrate 1, chief ruler 1) In Rev 1:5 it is referred to Jesus, ὁ ἄρχων τῶν βασιλέων τῆς γῆς ("the prince [...


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