Re: QEOTHS-Col 2:9

From: Steve Puluka (
Date: Tue Sep 14 1999 - 07:53:59 EDT

On 09/13/99, ""Tony Costa" <>" wrote:
> Does anyone know where in
> other Greek literature contemporaneous or prior to the writing of Colossians
> this word is used outside the GNT? Many thanks.

The Latin Patristic writers Augustine and Tertullian ascribe state religion
qualities to QEOTHS in their Christian Apologetics. Augustine actually
quotes the word in Greek and gives the Christian meaning.

Augustine The City of God Book 7 Chapter 1
Tertullian Apology Chapter 13

Steve Puluka
Adult Education Instructor
Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh
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