Thursday, November 17, 2005

Theodore of Mopsuestia on learning

"It is not possible for us to gain precise learning from our mentors unless we distance ourselves from everything and with great assiduity give heed to what is said."

- Theodore of Mopsuestia, Commentary on the Twelve Prophets (Fathers of the Church 108; trans. Richard C. Hill; Washington, D. C.: Catholic University Press, 2004), 249.

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Thursday, November 17, 2005

Theodore of Mopsuestia on learning

"It is not possible for us to gain precise learning from our mentors unless we distance ourselves from everything and with great assiduity give heed to what is said."

- Theodore of Mopsuestia, Commentary on the Twelve Prophets (Fathers of the Church 108; trans. Richard C. Hill; Washington, D. C.: Catholic University Press, 2004), 249.

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