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Words, imagery, and the mystery of Christ : a reconstruction of Cyril of Alexandria's christology

Author: Steven A McKinion
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000.
Series: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 55.
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This unique exploration of fifth-century christological expression offers a re-reading of Cyril of Alexandria's christology at the nexus of confession and illustration, addressing the roles of  Read more...

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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Cyril, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Jésus-Christ; Cyrille, saint patriarche d'Alexandrie; Cyrillus, Alexandrinus.; Cyrille, saint); Jésus-Christ; Cyrille, (saint ;; Jésus-Christ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven A McKinion
ISBN: 9004119876 9789004119871
OCLC Number: 44713046
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Aberdeen, 1998.
Description: viii, 242 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt.1. The context of Cyril's imagery: Images in the context of Cyril's life and work --
Images and Cyril's use of scripture --
Images and Cyril's use of philosophy. Pt.2. Cyril and Christological heresies: Adversus Nestorium --
Adversus Haeresem Alium. Pt.3. A rec-construction of Cyril's christology: The Incarnate Word: Using imagery to illustrate that Christ is [truly God] --
The presence of a human soul: Using imagery to illustrate that Christ is [a complete human being] --
Cyril of Alexandria's picture of Christ.
Series Title: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 55.
Responsibility: by Steven A. McKinion.

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'...lucidly written and carefully argued book.' Harry O. Maier, Ecclesiastical History, 2003.

 
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