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The Cappadocians

Author: Anthony Meredith
Publisher: Crestwood, N.Y. : St. Valdimir's Seminary Press, ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the fourth century, the Cappadocian Fathers were at the centre of a creative encounter between the Christian community and the classical heritage of late antiquity. This book introduces the reader  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meredith, Anthony.
Cappadocians.
Crestwood, N.Y. : St. Valdimir's Seminary Press, ©1995 (2000 printing)
(OCoLC)742322284
Named Person: Basil, Saint Bishop of Caesarea; Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint; Basil, Saint Bishop of Caesarea; Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Gregory, of Nyssa Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Meredith
ISBN: 0881411124 9780881411126
OCLC Number: 32465907
Description: xiii, 129 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The background --
1.1 Geography and the early history of Cappadocia --
1.2 Christianity in Cappadocia --
1.3 The Conversion of Constantine --
The roots of Cappadocian theology --
2.1 Plato --
2.2 Origen --
Basil of Caesarea --
3.1 Life --
3.2 Monasticism --
3.3 Doctrine and the life of the Spirit --
3.4 Conclusion --
Gregory of Nazianzus --
4.1 Family and Life --
4.2 Man of letters, theologian --
4.3 Spirituality --
4.4 Epilogue --
Gregory of Nyssa --
5.1 Life and works --
5.2 Spiritual teaching --
the influence of Origen --
5.3 Reaction to Eunomius --
5.4 The "Life of Moses" --
5.5 The "Homilies on the Song of Songs" --
5.6 Dogmatic theology --
The Cappadocian achievement --
6.1 The Cappadocians and the Trinity --
6.2 the Cappadocians and the person of Christ --
6.3 The Cappadocians and Hellenism.
Responsibility: by Anthony Meredith.

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