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From Nicaea to Chalcedon : a guide to the literature and its background

Author: Frances M Young; Andrew Teal
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In this volume, a world-renowned scholar of early Christianity updates and expands her survey of the writers and writings of the golden age of Greek patristic theology.--From publisher description
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances M Young; Andrew Teal
ISBN: 9780801039157 0801039150
OCLC Number: 548412808
Description: x, 406 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The birth of church history and its sequel --
Eusebius of Caesarea --
Eusebius' successors --
2. Athanasius and the shaping of Nicene theology --
Arius --
Athanasius : the legend and the critique --
The fundamentals of Athanasiusʹ theology : 'contra gentes-de incarnatione' --
Marcellus : ally or embarrassment? --
Orations against the Arians --
Self-justification, retrospective history and shifting theological alliances --
Other works --
3. Heroes of the faith : the literature of the desert --
Athanasius and the 'Life of Antony' --
The histories : the 'Lausiac History' and the 'Historia Monachorum' --
The 'Apophthegmata Patrum' --
Didymus the Blind --
Evagrius Ponticus --
The "Macarian" homilies --
Theodoret's 'Historia Religiosa' --
4. The Cappadocians --
Biographical --
Withdrawal and involvement --
Christianity and contemporary culture --
Basil and the ascetic movement --
The dogmatic debates --
Gregory the Theologian --
Gregory of Nyssa and Neoplatonic mysticism --
Preachers and teachers of the church --
5. The Temper of the times : some contrasting characters of the late fourth century --
Ephrem the Syrian --
Cyril of Jerusalem --
Epiphanius of Salamis --
John Chrysostom --
Nemesius of Emesa --
Synesius of Cyrene --
6. The literature of Christological controversy --
Introduction : Eustathius --
Apollinarius and Diodore --
Theodore of Mopsuestia --
Polemical correspondence and a pamphlet war --
Nestorius --
Cyril of Alexandria --
Theodoret of Cyrus.
Responsibility: Frances M. Young ; with Andrew Teal.

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In this volume, a world-renowned scholar of early Christianity updates and expands her survey of the writers and writings of the golden age of Greek patristic theology.--From publisher description
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