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Athanasius of Alexandria : bishop, theologian, ascetic, father

Author: David M Gwynn
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Christian theology in context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bishop and theologian, an ascetic and a pastoral father, Athanasius of Alexandria (c.295-373) is one of the greatest and most controversial figures of early Christian history. This book draws  Read more...

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Named Person: Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Athanasius, Alexandrinus; Athanasius (Alexandrinus); Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Gwynn
ISBN: 9780199210961 0199210969 9780199210954 0199210950
OCLC Number: 757147104
Description: xvi, 230 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Life and writings --
Bishop. The episcopate of Alexandria before Athanasius --
The early years : from election to exile (328-35) --
Between East and West : the first and second exiles (335-46) --
The glorious return and the golden decade (346-56) --
Flight to the desert : the third exile (356-62) --
The final years (362-73) --
Death and aftermath --
Theologian. Arius, Alexander, and Nicaea : the origins of the fourth-century theological controversies --
The early theology of Athanasius : Contra Gentes --
De Incarnatione and the Orationes contra Arianos --
'Athanasian Arianism' --
The council of Nicaea and the Holy Spirit --
Athanasius' later writings : reconciliations and new controversies --
Ascetic. The golden age of Egyptian asceticism --
Athanasian asceticism --
The bishop and the monks : Athanasius and the 'politics' of asceticism --
Father. In the beginning : the first Festal Letter --
The pastoral bishop --
Pastoral theology and salvation --
Pastoral asceticism and the Christian life --
The canon of scripture : Festal Letter XXXIX --
Death and legacy. Athanasius in the Greek East --
Athanasius in the Latin West --
Athanasius in the Syriac tradition --
Athansius in Armenian tradtion --
Athanasius in Coptic tradition.
Series Title: Christian theology in context.
Responsibility: David M. Gwynn.
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