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 studied humanities and philosophy at the Jesuit colleges of Maestricht and Cologne, theology first, for half a year, at the University of Douaiand afterwards for four years at Louvain laapide he entered the Society of Jesus11 June,and, after two years’ noviciate and another year of theologywas ordained priest 24 December, He died in Rome on 12 March But for the Protestants, all this commentary was simply to be discarded in favor of whatever the Holy Ghost appeared to tell the individual.

But Protestant voices have joined in the appreciation. The divorce between sanctity and scholarship that has grown ever since the Reformation is perhaps the greatest impediment today to study of the Scriptures or Theology of any kind. The editor of New Advent is Corneliua Knight. It was on this confusing battlefield that Cornelius a Cornflius took his stand.

Cornelius a Lapide

Faber, appeared at Parma, in 10 vols. With moving simplicity and truth he portrayed himself in an emotional prayer to the Prophets at the end of his commentary on Daniel: Please conelius improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.


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. All these commentaries are on a very large scale. A large work in 4 vols.

During his professorship at Louvain he liked to spend his holidays preaching and administering the sacraments, especially at the pilgrimage of Scherpenheuvel Montaigu. Now is your opportunity to own this masterpiece.

By its completion in lapude, the new church was the jewel of baroque architecture we know today Pius XI declared it a basilicaand the whole town had been reoriented around it. All of the aforementioned commentaries are great in scope. Of the Commentary on the Epistles of St.

Cornelius a Lapide – Wikipedia

But the holy see was not uninterested in reunion; cornellius wanted to make sure that all aspects of such a move be directed from the Vatican.

Goetzius authored an academic dissertation, Exercitatio theologica de Cornelii a Lapide Commentariis in Sacram Scripturam Leipzig,in which he praised a Lapide as the most important Catholic Scriptural commentator. Which brings us at last to ourselves.

But the flurry of Anglo-Catholic activity lpaide England during those years led many, including Pius, to believe that the Church of England was, in fact, in the process of catholicizing itself. Farley, Archbishop of New York. Given that the work of the order cornekius to remain secret, the three new bishops signed their letter to the English with pseudonyms: All letters will be shown in their capitalized form.


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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: During his professorship at Louvain he liked to spend his holidays preaching and administering the sacramentsespecially at the pilgrimage of Scherpenheuvel Montaigu. Seccombe quickly lost interest, and drifted out of the picture. As with he himself and Mossman, we live in a world of controversy and strife.

The year he became an undergraduate, however, John Henry Newman, who had been one of the leaders of the movement from its inception finally decided to join the Catholic Church.

Cornelius a’Lapide’s Commentary on the Four Gospels

This article needs additional citations for verification. 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. They explain not only the literal, but also the allegorical, tropological, and anagogical sense of the sacred textand furnish a large number of quotations from the Fathers and the later interpreters of Holy Writ during the Middle Ages.