Yes, i get them mixed up in my head a little - probably because I am so
comfortable with allegory, intellectually. Any other examples from the
services you, or others, could point to? The only other one I have is "By
the waters of Babylon..." which also signifies dashing the heads of the
children (little temptations) against a rock - used in the weeks right
On 8/27/07, ANATASIA THEODORIDIS <anastasiatheo01@...> wrote:
> Fr. John Breck says typology is the method of looking for symbols or
> events or people who typify the things of Christ. Jacob's son Joseph is a
> type of Christ. Allegory is looking for the spiritual meaning hidden in the
> text, as when we read about the death of the firstborn of Egypt and
> interpret it to mean we must nip temptation in the bud.
> Breck, John, Scripture in Tradition: The Bible and its Interpretation in
> the Orthodox Church (Crestwood, New York, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press,
> Is that what you're looking for?
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