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Athanasius (The Early Church Fathers)

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

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Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7486253M
ISBN 100415202035
ISBN 109780415202039

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  On the Incarnation contains the reflections of Athanasius of Alexandria, upon the subjects of Christ, His purpose on Earth, and the nature of the Holy Spirit. This work was composed partly to explain Athanasius's thoughts on Jesus Christ and the nature of the Holy Spirit, and partly to refute the views of Arius, a rival deacon within the Egyptian church/5(62). The book is filled with fantastic tales of Antony's encounters with the devil, yet Athanasius wrote, "Do not be incredulous about what you hear of him Consider, rather that . Athanasius wrote "On the Incarnation" to explain why Christ became a human (thus,it was the earliest writing we have soley dedicated to answer this question - it is like Anselm's "Cur Deo Homo" but about years earlier!)/5. life of st antony by st athanasius vita s. antoni by st. athanasius (written between and ) nicene and post-nicene fathers of the christian church volume iv. st. athanasius select works and letters p. schaff and h. wace (pp. )File Size: KB.

  Question: "Who was Athanasius?" Answer: Athanasius’ fight against heresy in the fourth century is a wonderful example of contending for “the faith that was once for all entrusted to God’s holy people” (Jude ). Athanasius was born around AD and lived in Alexandria, Egypt, the chief center of learning of the Roman Empire. St. Athanasius is often shown as a bishop arguing with a pagan, a bishop holding an open book or a bishop standing over a defeated heretic. He is a patron saint of theologians, and faithful Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christians and hailed to this day as a great Defender of the Faith. His feast day is celebrated on May 2. Looking for books by Athanasius of Alexandria? See all books authored by Athanasius of Alexandria, including On the Incarnation (Hardcover), and Athanasius: The Life of Antony and the Letter to Marcellinus (Classics of Western Spirituality), and more on   St. Athanasius, also called Saint Athanasius of Alexandria or Saint Athanasius the Apostolic, (born c. , Alexandria—died May 2, , Alexandria; feast day May 2), theologian, ecclesiastical statesman, and Egyptian national leader. He was the chief defender of Christian orthodoxy in the 4th-century battle against Arianism, the heresy that the Son of God was a .

Saint Athanasius, theologian, ecclesiastical statesman, and Egyptian national leader, was the chief defender of Christian orthodoxy in the 4th-century battle against Arianism, the heresy that the Son of God was a creature of like, but not of the same, substance as God the sius attended the Council of Nicaea () and shortly thereafter became bishop . 11 contents of volume 4 preface prolegomena. chapter 1. literature chapter 2. life of athanasius and account of arianism chapter 3. writings and character of athanasius chapter 4. theology of athanasius chapter 5. chronological discussions and tables prefects and duces of egypt a. select works of athanasius*. us gentes libri duo a. against the heathen File Size: 2MB. Chapter 4. The Death of Christ (19) All these things the Savior thought fit to do, so that, recognizing His bodily acts as works of God, men who were blind to His presence in creation might regain knowledge of the Father. For, as I said before, who that saw His authority over evil spirits and their response to it could doubt that He was, indeed, the Son, the Wisdom and the . Church history: Athanasius Lists the New Testament Writings. The 27 books of the New Testament are the Scriptures of the church. They are understood to be written by the apostles or their close associates, such as Luke and Mark. Along with the Old Testament they comprise the official canon 1 of the church.