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Cyril of Alexandria

Author: Cyril, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Norman Russell
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Early church fathers.
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"As ruler of the Church of Alexandria and president of the Third Ecumenical Council of 431, Cyril was one of the most powerful men of the fifth century and played a decisive role in the history of his times. He was an important thinker who defined the concept of christological orthodoxy for the next two centuries. Cyril is also often regarded as an unscrupulous and power-hungry cleric who was responsible for the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cyril, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Norman Russell
ISBN: 0415182506 9780415182508 0415182514 9780415182515
OCLC Number: 42765347
Description: x, 272 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I Introduction: The making of a bishop --
The early writings --
The Nestorian controversy --
The Cyrillian legacy --
Part II Texts: General introduction to the texts --
Commentary on Isaiah --
Commentary on John --
Against Nestorius --
An explanation of the twelve chapters --
Against Julian.
Series Title: Early church fathers.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: [translated by] Norman Russell.
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