From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Wed Oct 06 1999 - 20:34:05 EDT

At 2:00 PM -0700 10/6/99, wrote:
>On Wed, 6 Oct 1999 12:45:50 -0500 "Carl W. Conrad"
><> writes:
>> I think you're right on the matter of an origin, but the real
>> problem
>> remains how we are to understand KATA PANTA and DIA PANTA. Do you
>> mean to
>> say that they have no helpful NT parallels or source?
>KATA PANTA is found 105 times in Scripture (98 in LXX, 7 in NT).
>DIA PANTA is found once (Ezek 33:29).
>KATA PANTA KAI DIA PANTA is not found anywhere in Scripture.

So I guess we'll have to check out those examples and see how many--if
any--appear in statements comparable to that of the "Divine
Liturgy"--assertions regarding the nature of what one offers to God. The
raw numbers are interesting, and especially, I guess, the fact that there's
no instance of the combination of KATA PANTA KAI DIA PANTA.

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
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