Monthly Archives: October 2011

Numbers Again

But because we went beyond the senary number [6] out to the end of the world, it is fitting that we should hurry back to the senary number; so that we may discuss how not only the world, but the … Continue reading

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The Uncertainty of Calculating the End of the World

‘The time left to the world is uncertain, to human investigation. For Our Lord Jesus Christ tells of every question of these things, saying, “It is not for you to know the times or moments which the Father has put … Continue reading

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Year Count by Pseudo-Augustine and Chronicon Albeldense

For the ‘six days’ in which ‘God worked’ (1) is a week [not including the Sabbath], and six thousand years display a figure which is named one week. ‘The first period, from Adam until’ (1) (2) ‘Noah,’ (1) also makes … Continue reading

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The Number Six in Pseudo-Augustine

Recognize, therefore, ‘to prevail — the great perfection of the senary number [6], which we find frequently in Holy Scripture — especially’ in the single death ‘of the Lord and in’ the single Resurrection of the Lord. ‘And so the … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 7:3

“And I heard the number of those sealed: 144,000 sealed out of all the tribes of the children of Israel.” ‘144,000 is’ (1) ‘the Church,’ (1) (2) ‘all in all,’ (1) about which models are easy to show which way … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 7:4-12

“And I heard the number of them that were sealed: a hundred forty-four thousand were sealed, of every tribe of the children of Israel. Of the tribe of Judah, twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Reuben, twelve thousand … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 7:2-3

“And I saw another angel, ascending from the rising of the sun, having the seal of the living God.” It says ‘“another angel” of the Church, also.’ (1) For it says, “from the rising of the sun” — that is, … Continue reading

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