Monthly Archives: February 2018

Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 11

Chapter 11. In this chapter the Apostle treats of three questions which had been referred to him. 1. The veiling of women, and their speaking in publicly in the Church. 2. Dissension and party strife. 3. The mode of conducting … Continue reading

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Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 10

In this chapter the Apostle reminds the Corinthians that faith and baptism are not sufficient to ensure salvation, without perseverance and obedience, using the example of the people of Israel, who were delivered from bondage in Egypt, but did not … Continue reading

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Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 9

Chapter 9. In this chapter, the Apostle, pursuing the same argument, cites his own example as on every occasion seeking to avoid that which could occasion scandal. 1. Am I not free? Am I not an Apostle? Have I not … Continue reading

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Preface to Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on the Gospel of Mark

Preface to the gospel according to St. Mark Isaiah 49:5, 6. My God shall be my strength. And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to … Continue reading

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Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 8

Notes in red, if any, are mine. Chapter 8. In this chapter the Apostle replies to another question put to him, concerning the lawfulness of eating food which had been sacrificed to idols. Though the food itself, the gift of … Continue reading

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Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 7

Chapter vii. In this [chapter the Apostle replies] to some questions regarding Christian marriage and continence, which had been referred to him by the Christians of Corinth. 1. Of the things concerning which you write to me; if is good … Continue reading

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Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 6

Text in red, if any, represent my additions to the text. Chapter 6. In this chapter the Apostle prohibits recourse to pagan tribunals in secular matters; and earnestly warns his readers against the sin of fornication. 1. Some one among … Continue reading

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Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 5

1. It is certain by report that there is among you fornication, and such fornication as is not even among the Gentiles; so that one has his father’s wife. 2. And you are inflated ; and have not rather had … Continue reading

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Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians Chapter 4

1. Thus let man esteem us, as ministers of Christ, and dispensers of the mysteries of God. 2. Now here it is required among dispensers, that one be found faithful. 3. But to me it is of very little moment … Continue reading

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Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, Chapter 3

In this chapter the Apostle insists on the unity of the Church of Christ, as the field which God cultivates, the temple he is building, and compared with this unity, the rivalry of particular teachers is insignificant and contemptible. 3:1  … Continue reading

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