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Cyril of Alexandria and the Nestorian controversy : the making of a saint and of a heretic

Author: Susan Wessel
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford early Christian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Susan Wessel recounts the historical and cultural process by which Cyril of Alexandria was elevated to canonical status while his opponent, Nestorius, bishop of Constantinople, was turned into a heretic. She argues that it was Cyril's mastery of rhetoric and politics alike which ensured his victory over his adversary.
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Named Person: Cyril, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople; Cyrille, saint patriarche d'Alexandrie; Nestorius, patriarche de Constantinople; Cyrillus (Alexandrinus); Cyril, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Wessel
ISBN: 0199268460 9780199268467
OCLC Number: 56617340
Description: xiv, 365 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The tapestry of Cyril's episcopacy from Egypt to the imperial city. Confrontation in the early episcopacy --
Political alliance and the onset of controversy --
The reception of Nicaea --
The meeting of council --
pt. 2. The rhetoric of the Nestorian debates. Rhetorical style and method in the conciliar homilies of Cyril --
The rhetorical and interpretative method of Nestorius --
pt. 3. Cyril emerges as a saint in the Byzantine church --
From a tentative resolution to the renewal of controversy (AD 431-451) --
Epilogue --
Appendix: the homilies that Cyril of Alexandria delivered in Ephesus during the summer of 431.
Series Title: Oxford early Christian studies.
Responsibility: Susan Wessel.
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