A’Lapide’s famous commentary on the four gospels, translated into English in four volumes. THE GREAT COMMENTARY OF CORNELIUS À LAPIDE: VOLUMES 1 TO 8. CORNELIUS À LAPIDE. TRANSLATED BY THOMAS W. MOSSMAN, B.A. Flemish Jesuit and exegete, b. at Bocholt, in Flemish Limburg, 18 December, ; d. at Rome, 12 March,

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He described himself in a prayer to the Prophets at the end of his commentary on the Book of Daniel: This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Five years later, two very illustrious pilgrims arrived: Unfortunately, the 19th and 20th centuries saw a tragic event which effectively cut off the wisdom of a Lapide from a world ever more in need of it: In memory of Fr. Which brings us at last to ourselves. Let us all be grateful we now need not be unarmed.

Coornelius was born at Bocholtin Belgian Limburg. Even before leaving Flandershe edited the “Commentaries in omnes divi Pauli epistolas” and, “in Pentateuchum”lwpide at Antwerp.

But just what was that church? Lee soldiered on, retiring from his parish inbeing received into the Catholic Church inand dying the following year; before this, he destroyed all his files relating to cornelis Order, so that little can be known for sure.

Cornelius a Lapide wrote commentaries on all the books of the Catholic Canon of Scripturei.

The Great Commentary Cornelius A Lapide

This article needs additional citations for verification. Twenty years later in he was called to Rome in the same capacity, where, on 3 November, he assumed the office that he held for many years thereafter. But Mossman put his talents to the service of the church as he conceived her.

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But for Cornelius a Lapide, his place in the battle lines of the 17th century was neither on the field of combat nor in the missionary field. After teaching philosophy for lapids a year, he was made a professor of Sacred Scripture at Leuven in and next year of Hebrew also. Originally the site of a cross-shaped tree in whose boughs rested a statue of the Virgin about which many miracles had clusteredthe place had acquired a great reputation for answered prayers.

All these commentaries are on a very large scale. Thus were the origins of the Anglo-Catholic wing of Anglicanism that has survived until our own day.

He was at once a respected Church of England clergyman, and one of the three duly consecrated bishops in the Order of Corporate Reunion. These numerous editions show how highly these works are estimated by Catholics. Cornelius a’Lapide’s Commentary on the Four Gospels.

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Gaspar Bertoni, for example, founder of the Stigmatine Fathers and quite a Biblical commentator himself, was heavily influenced by Cornelius a Lapide. The midth century was truly a boom-time for the Anglo-Catholics. Then as now, it was one of the pillars of Anglo-Catholicism.

Moseman, an Anglican clergyman, translated the complete commentaries into English under the title The Great Commentary of Cornelius a Lapide London, The latter years of his life, however, he apparently devoted exclusively to completing and correcting his commentaries. For some Anglo-Catholics, as mentioned, corneliu status quo was fine: Twenty years later, inhe was called to Rome in the same capacity, where, on the 3rd of November, he assumed the office which he filled with such renown for many years after.


Track my order s. Cornwlius Cart Cart laide empty. They explain not only the literal, but also the allegoricaltropologicaland anagogical senses of the Sacred Scriptures and provide numerous quotations of the Church Fathers and mediaeval interpreters.

Perhaps one of the last major commentators to bridge the gap between piety and proficiency was the compiler of the four volumes here before you, Cornelius a Lapide Seccombe quickly lost interest, and drifted out of the picture.

Cornelius a’Lapide’s Commentary on the Four Gospels

Faber and published in Parma in to 70, in 10 volumes and 16 mo. He was a sincerely pious and zealous priest and an exemplary religious. The church at Scherpenheuvel in Flemish Brabant to the east of Brusselsfor example, at whose pilgrimage a Lapide was such a renowned preacher, was very much a product of combat.

The Protestants were in fact defeated and the siege raised; in the Archducal couple began a new building. Lights, vestments, and processions revived, and some bishops once again began to wear mitres.