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Christology and cosmology : models of divine activity in Origen, Eusebius, and Athanasius

Author: J Rebecca Lyman
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Series: Oxford theological monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a fresh interpretation of the relation between Greek thought and ancient Christian theology through an analysis of three foundational and controversial thinkers: Origen, Eusebius of Caesarea, and Athanasius. As an urban teacher, civic apologist, and ascetic bishop, each of the three theologians offered a distinctive Christian response to the religious and ecclesiastical issues of the third and  Read more...
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Lyman, J. Rebecca.
Christology and cosmology.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)609240268
Online version:
Lyman, J. Rebecca.
Christology and cosmology.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624322116
Named Person: Origen.; Eusebius, of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Jesus Christ; Origène.; Eusèbe, de Césarée; Athanase, saint patriarche d'Alexandrie; Jésus-Christ; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Eusebius, of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea; Jesus Christ.; Origen.; Athanasius, Alexandrinus Heiliger; Eusebius, Caesariensis; Origenes; Origène; Eusèbe de Césarée; Athanase, (saint ;; Jésus-Christ; Origen.; Eusebius, of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Rebecca Lyman
ISBN: 0198267452 9780198267454
OCLC Number: 26766764
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis-- Oxford.
Description: 184 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Early Christian Cosmologies --
Ancient Theological and Philosophical Perspectives --
Divine Transendence and Causality --
Human Freedom and Redemption --
Conclusion --
Origen: Goodness and Freedom --
Origen as Teacher --
Origen as Theologian --
Divine nature and will --
Human nature and will --
Christology --
Eusebius of Caesarea: Power and Progress --
Eusebius as Apologist --
Eusebius as Theologian --
Divine nature and will --
Human nature and will --
Christology --
Athanasius: Transendence and Transformation --
Athanasius as Bishop --
Athanasius as Theologian --
Divine nature and will --
Human nature and will --
Christology --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Oxford theological monographs.
Responsibility: J. Rebecca Lyman.
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