St. Athansius
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St. Athansius his life and times. by Robert Wheler Bush

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Published by S.P.C.K. in London .
Written in English


  • Athanasius, -- Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, -- d. 373.

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Athanasius of Alexandria has books on Goodreads with ratings. Athanasius of Alexandria’s most popular book is On the Incarnation. On the Incarnation was written over years ago by the bishop of the church in Alexandria, Egypt. To fully understand and appreciate this book one has to understand why Athanasius wrote it—in defense of Christ’s full divinity and against Arianism, an emerging theology of the time that suggested Christ was begotten from the Father, therefore not eternal, and thus subordinate to the Father/5().   St. Athanasius, also called Saint Athanasius of Alexandria or Saint Athanasius the Apostolic, (born c. , Alexandria—died May 2, , Alexandria; feast day May 2), theologian, ecclesiastical statesman, and Egyptian national leader. He was the chief defender of Christian orthodoxy in the 4th-century battle against Arianism, the heresy that the Son of God was a creature of like, but . life of st antony by st athanasius vita s. antoni by st. athanasius (written between and ) nicene and post-nicene fathers of the christian church volume iv. st. athanasius select works and letters p. schaff and h. wace (pp. ) icon designed by dr. yousef nassief and dr. bedour latifFile Size: KB.

Athanasius, whose treatise On One of his most lasting contributions is his Life of St. Antony, which helped to shape the Christian ideal of monasticism. The book is filled with fantastic tales. Written by St. Athansius, Audiobook narrated by Ellis Freeman. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial. Church history: Athanasius Lists the New Testament Writings. The 27 books of the New Testament are the Scriptures of the church. They are understood to be written by the apostles or their close associates, such as Luke and Mark. Along with the Old Testament they comprise the official canon 1 of the church. Discourse 1 Against the Arians. ' and in the book of Baruch it is written, 'You have forsaken the Fountain of wisdom Baruch ,'— this implies that life and wisdom are not foreign to the Essence of the Fountain, but are proper to It, nor were at any time without existence, but were always.

Outstanding! Athanasius wrote "On the Incarnation" to explain why Christ became a human (thus,it was the earliest writing we have soley dedicated to answer this question - it is like Anselm's "Cur Deo Homo" but about years earlier!). Athansius explains that humans fell into death, through sin, because of the deception of the devil/5. This book is a great resource for scholarly work, as the Introduction by John Behr gives you a great summary of "Against the Gentiles", which is a Part 1 of sorts. The book itself is about pages, with introductions comprising half that. Short and simple read! A must-have for any theologian's bookshelf!/5(75). Saint Athanasius the Great Greek Orthodox Church, Arlington, MA. K likes. An Orthodox Christian Community located in Arlington MA. Come visit us in person or on our website lowers: K. Bishop of Alexandria; Confessor and Doctor of the Church; born c. ; died 2 May, Athanasius was the greatest champion of Catholic belief on the subject of the Incarnation that the Church has ever known and in his lifetime earned the characteristic title of "Father of Orthodoxy", by which he has been distinguished ever since. While the chronology of his career still remains for the most.