Arius: Heresy and Tradition

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Darton, Logman & Todd, 1987 - Religion - 348 pages
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User Review  - Charlie - Goodreads

Likely now the standard work on Arius. Williams is especially good at placing him within his Alexandrian context. Bogs down a bit when Williams starts reconstructing his Iamblichan Neoplatonism. A sympathetic reading. Read full review

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User Review  - Joseph Sverker - Goodreads

This book is not for the average reader. I fully agree with Jim Holton. HAving said that there are of course deep insights and Williams treats Arius as a theologian in his own right, as far as that is ... Read full review

Contents

A Arius before Arianism
29
Documents and Dating
48
Conclusion
82
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Rowan Williams is Archbishop of Wales.

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