From: Ben Crick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 06 1999 - 13:00:47 EDT
On Wed 6 Oct 1999 (09:06:37), email@example.com wrote:
> Two days ago, Felipe Flores-Morelos brought to the list an interesting
> question about what he very rightly called in his subject-header, a
> "difficult text." If anyone has forgotten, it is a sentence in the
> "Divine Liturgy" of St. John Chrysostom that is used in the services of
> the Eastern Orthodox Churches:
> TA SA EK TWN SWN SOI PROSFEROMEN KATA PANTA KAI DIA PANTA
David's Offertory prayer in 1 Chronicles 29:14 immediately springs to mind.
It is incorporated as an Offertory sentence in the CofE Alternative Service
Book 1984, Holy Communion Rite A.
In the LXX this reads:
KAI TIS EIMI EGW, KAI TIS hO LOAS MOU hOTI ISCUSAMEN PROQUMHQHNAI SOI KATA
TAUTA; *hOTI SA TA PANTA, KAI EK TWN SWN DEDWKAMEN SOI*.
IMHO we need look no further than this for the origin of Chrysostom's
-- Revd Ben Crick, BA CF <firstname.lastname@example.org> 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK) http://www.cnetwork.co.uk/crick.htm
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