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Athanasius (Khaled Anatolios) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 2004) 9780415202022
Athanasius (Khaled Anatolios) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 2004) 9780415202022
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Title: Athanasius

Author: Anatolios, Khaled

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2004

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415202022

Volumes: 1; Pages: 304

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Athanasius was an enigmatic and fiery Egyptian bishop of the fourth-century Church. He was a principal architect of Christian doctrine and has been a controversial figure, from his own time to the present day. Much of his work focused on the question of the identity of Jesus Christ, and the nature of his relationship to god." This book presents the fundamental elements of Athanasius's response to this question. It also provides a much-needed, up-to-date introduction to his life and work, focusing on the tumultuous doctrinal controversies in which he played a crucial part.

CONTENTS

Part I: Life and Times

The Melitian Schism

Origins of the Nicene Crisis The Council of Nicaea

The Aftermath of Nicaea

The Council of Tyre and Athanasius's First Exile: 335-337

Athanasius's Homecoming and Second Exile:339-346 "The Golden Decade": 346-356 The Third Exile: 356-362 The Final Decade: 362-373 Judgments of Athanasius's Character

Part II: The Theological Vision of Athanasius

God and Creation: The Correlation of Theology and Anthropology in Athanasius

Divine Condescension and Human Ascent

The Ascending Structure of the Human Being and its Inversion through Sin

The Drama of Divine Descent

The Body and Death of Christ

The Renewal of the Relation between God & Creation through Christ

Trinitarian Doctrine Eusebeia: Theology and Holiness Chapter 2: Selections from Orations against the Arians Introduction Selection I. Orations against the Arians I.1. Selection II. Orations against the Arians 1:35-1:51 Selection III. Orations against the Arians 2:2, 2:3, 2:18-82 Chapter 3: On the Council of Nicaea (De Decretis) Chapter 4: Letter I To Serapion On the Holy Spirit Chapter 5: Letter 40: To Adelphius Bibliography

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