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opinions and those of the early catholic Christians, p. 245.
Views of the author of the Clementine Homilies, pp. 245 - 247. — Modes by which the catholic Christians solved the difficulties which they felt in the Old Testament, pp. 247 - 272. — They applied to the Logos those representations of God in the Old Testament which they thought unworthy of God, pp. 247 - 253. Tertullian's notion, that it was characteristic of the dispensations of God to use means ignoble and foolish in
of men, pp. 253 – 255. — The fathers generally solved the difficulties of the Old Testament by the allegorical mode of interpretation, pp. 255 - 272. — This mode of interpretation rejected by the Marcionites, and not thus applied to the Old Testament by the theosophic Gnostics, pp. 272, 273. — The proper Christian Gnostics regarded it as impossible, that the God of the Old Tes. tament and the God of Christians should be the same being, pp. 273-275. The extraordinary character of the fact, that the catholic Christians adopted the notions of the Jews respecting the Old Testament, pp. 275 – 277. - The fundamental difference between them and the Gnostics consisted in their different opinions concerning Judaism and the author of the Jewish dispensation, pp. 277, 278. — Reference to Additional Note D for a discussion of the manner in which the Jewish dispensation and the books of the Old Testament should be regarded, p. 272.