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  • The word here translated "traditions" is the Greek word paradosis - which, though translated differently in some Protestant versions, is the same word that the Greek Orthodox use when speaking of Tradition, and few competent Bible scholars would dispute this meaning.

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  • Clement: [Greek: hê alêthes tês makarias didaskalias paradosis] (I. 1. 11

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  • Thus the rite is something of benefit that is given to the Church, a living form of paradosis, the handing-on of Tradition.

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  • And this "rule of truth" is declared by Irenaeus to be "the old tradition," "the old tradition of the apostles": he te apo ton apostolon en te ekklesia paradosis.

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  • : [Greek: autika didaxantos tou sôtêros tous apostolous hê tês engraphou agraphos êdê kai eis hêmas diadidotai paradosis].

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  • The idea of the [Greek: paradosis agraphos]; (unwritten tradition); i.e., that every custom, however recent, within the sphere of outward regulations, of public worship, discipline, etc., is as holy and apostolic as the Bible and the "faith", never succeeded in gaining complete acceptance.

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  • This is confirmed by the tradition of the fathers, especially of Papias ([Greek: kai paterôn paradosis kai Papiou]), a successor of the Evangelist John who wrote this very Apocalypse with which we are concerned.

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  • Principal attention is paid to the biblical basis of both doctrine and dogma as well as the role of paradosis (i.e. handing on the truth) in the history of the Church.

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  • To understand the role of paradosis/tradition in the oral transmission of revelation.

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  • The constant faith, paradosis, of the Church attests to the two-fold effects of sin, aversion from God and conversion to created things, the two-fold punishments due to sin, eternal and temporal, and the satisfaction of one by the blood of Christ and the other by reparation.

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