St. Melito of Sardis—On the Passover
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“For the one who was born as Son, and led to slaughter as a lamb, and sacrificed as a sheep, and buried as a man, rose up from the dead as God.”
A vernacular version of the earliest surviving Easter vigil homily by a second-century bishop about whom little is known.
Full text courtesy of Kerux: A Journal of Biblical Theology https://www.kerux.com/doc/0401A1.asp
Alternate translation: https://sachurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/On-Pascha-Melito-of-Sardis.pdf
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