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  • But only for a secret and politic consideration, which we call oikonomian or dispensation.

    Meditations

  • XVI. oikonomian (16) is a "practical benefit," a secondary end.

    Meditations

  • Epist. 2 ad Arm. [1960] ten oikonomian, the oeconomy, the Incarnation.

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

  • : [Greek: ekdiêgeisthai tên pragmateian kai oikonomian tou Theou tên epi tê anthrôpotêti genomenên], IV, 20. 7

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • [3291] ensarkon oikonomian, an expression I do not recall in Basil's genuine writings.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • * Kai he men akolouthia tes didaskalias [cf. Cyril, p. 4, lines 16-7] tes pisteos proetrepen eipein kai ta peri tes Analepseos; all 'he tou Theou charis okonomese plerestata se akousai, kata ten hemeteran astheneian, te chthes hemera kata ten Kuriaken; kat' oikonomian tes theias charitos, en te Sunaxei tes ton anagnosmaton akolouthias ta peri tes eis ouranous anodou tou Soteros hemon periechouses; elegeto de ta legomena, malista men dia pantas, kai dia to ton piston homou plethos; exairetos dedia se; zeteitai de ei prosesches tois legomenois.

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark Vindicated Against Recent Critical Objectors and Established

  • His body was animal, but not material, and only visible and tangible as having been formed kat 'oikonomian and kateskeuasmenon arrheto techne. "

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • 2: "Unicum quidem deum credimus, sub hac tamen dispensatione quam [Greek: oikonomian] dicimus, ut unici dei sit et filius sermo ipsius," etc.] [Footnote 53: But Tertullian also knows of a "regula disciplinæ"

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • 3: "Simplices enim quique, ne dixerim imprudentes et idiotæ, quæ major semper credentium pars est, quoniam et ipsa regula fidei a pluribus diis sæculi ad unicum et verum deum transfert, non intellegentes unicum quidem, sed cum sua [Greek: oikonomia] esse credendum, expavescunt ad [Greek: oikonomian]."

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

  • The latter passage is thus worded: "Unicum quidem deum credimus, sub hac tamen dispensatione quam [Greek: oikonomian] dicimus, ut unici del sit et filius sermo ipsius, qui ex ipso processerit, per quern omnia facta sunt et sine quo factum est nihil, hunc missum a patre in virginem et ex ea natum, hominem et deum, filium hominis et filium dei et cognominatum

    History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)

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  • My guess is that it is related to "economy" or "economical."

    August 30, 2012