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  • n. Plural form of pericope.


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  • "pericopes" (perikope), a fragment cut off, almost exactly the German

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • I can see no better explanation than that the extent of the Double Tradition Q as we know it is determined in part by the pericopes which Luke chose to copy from Matthew.

    Questioning Q...and Mark

  • By his estimation, that means approximately 65% of Markan pericopes were built off the OT in one way or another.

    What Jesus Said and Did: 2) Divorce

  • An honest reading of the biblical pericopes illustrating marriage should put that idolatry to rest.

    Quote of the Day (Lisa Miller)

  • I wish I knew of any book or essay that goes into detail on why certain pericopes were chosen for the new 3-year lectionary and why certain edits were made.

    Is it censorship?

  • And even within the confines of a single book, it may give us a collection of discontinuous sayings and episodes (pericopes), stitched together by one or more redactors.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • Its chief assumption is that the Gospels are compilations of smaller, pre-literary pieces, or pericopes — hymns, acclamations, sermons, sayings, miracle stories, parables, dialogues; Old Testament prophecies, and other literary forms — that had circulated separately among early Christian communities.

    Who Do Men Say That I Am?

  • The form critics, invoking what is called the principle of dissimilarity, regard only those pericopes that do not reflect borrowings from the Old

    Who Do Men Say That I Am?

  • + Mark is found complete in Matthew, with the exception of numerous slight omissions and the following pericopes: Mark, i, 23-28,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • We know that the latter selected their subject-matter and disposed of it each in his own way, and with a special end in view, but this matter was the same for all three, at least for the whole contents of the pericopes, and was taken from the original catechesis, which was already sufficiently well established not to admit of the introduction into it of new ideas and unknown facts.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman


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