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St. Maximos the Confessor: The sacred Scripture, taken as a whole, is like a human being . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
The sacred Scripture, taken as a whole, is like a human being. The Old Testament is the body and the New is the soul, the meaning it contains, the spirit. From another viewpoint we can say that the entire sacred Scripture, Old and New Testament, has two aspects: the historical content which corresponds to the …