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  • • Bernadette Brooten (Love Between Women) documented incontrovertibly a popular usage of para physin, meaning "atypical," that squares with Paul's usage.

    Southern Voice Local

  • I would venture to guess that the only ranking the apostle's text is doing is to imply that while intercourse between the sexes always has at least a potential relationship to the ordinance of reproduction Gen. 1:28, erotic relations between members of the same sex cannot accurately be characterized as sexual and so are 'para physin.'

    Any sympathy for the gay evangelicals?

  • [908] Reading [Greek: phêsin] for [Greek: physin].

    Plutarch's Morals

  • Ælurus insists that after union the properties of each nature remain unchanged; but they spoke of "the divine and human things", divina et humana, not natures; each nature remains in its natural state with its own characteristics (en idioteti te kata physin) yet not as a unity but as a part, a quality

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • De Broglie (Le surnaturel, p. 45) shows that there were at least four different phrases to express the supernatural gifts: hyper physin (above nature), adscititia (superadded), exothen tes ousias

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • St. Athanasius (about 350): "They err who say that it is one person who is the Son that suffered, and another person who did not suffer ...; the Flesh became God's own by nature [kata physin], not that it became consubstantial with the Divinity of the Logos as if coeternal therewith, but that it became God's own Flesh by its very nature [kata physin]."

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Nestorius later took up, and defends the union of two physical natures in Christ [kata physin], as apposed to the mere juxtaposition or joining of the same natures [kata physin].

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • +Transliteration: Prôton men phyetai hekastos ou pany homoios hekastô, alla diapherôn tên physin, allos ep allou ergou praxin.

    Plato and Platonism

  • -- Prôton men phyetai hekastos ou pany homoios hekastô, alla diapherôn tên physin, allos ep allou ergou praxin +.

    Plato and Platonism

  • [474] [Greek: Anagkaiôs phêsin, "ho gegonen, eni autô zôê ên." ou monon phêsi, "di autou ta panta egeneto," alla kai ei ti gegonen ên en autô hê zôê. tout 'estin, ho monogenês tou Theo logos, hê pantôn archê, kai systasis horatôn te kai aoratôn ... autos gar hyparchôn hê kata physin zôê, to einai kai zên kai kineisthai polytropôs tois ousi charisetai].

    The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels Being the Sequel to The Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels

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