|Fragment number||Vinzent 39
|Ancient source used||Eusebius, Against Marcellus|
|Modern edition||M. Vinzent, Markell von Ankyra: Die Fragmente (Leiden, 1997).|
Then he says, “In the beginning, before the earth was made” (Pro 8:23). What is this “earth” other than our flesh, which again became earth after the Fall? For he says, “You are earth and you will return to earth” (Gen 3:19). This earth needed healing in order to participate in any way with the holy Word.
Translated by PSAM, revised AMJ
Last updated: 8-29-2012
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