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The Cappadocians

Author: Anthony Meredith
Publisher: Crestwood, N.Y. : St. Valdimir's Seminary Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After the Emperor Constantine made the Church's faith legal in 313, there was a tremendous flowering of Christian culture and a creative and turbulent encounter between the Christian community and the classical heritage of late antiquity. In the final third of the fourth century the three great Cappadocian Fathers were at the centre of this exciting encounter. Their leader was St Basil, an ecclesiastical statesman,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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: 58429660
Description: xiii, 129 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The background; the roots of Cappadocian theology;Basil of Caesarea; Gregory of Nazianzus; Gregory of Nyssa; the Cappadocian achievement.
Responsibility: by Anthony Meredith.

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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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