The Trinitarian Controversy

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William G. Rusch
Fortress Press, 1980 - Religion - 182 pages
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This volume explores the development of the doctrine of the Trinity in the patristic church as a result of the Arian controversy: Arius -- Letter to Eusebius of Nicomedia Arius -- Letter to Alexander of Alexandria Alexander of Alexandria -- Letter to Alexander of Thessalonica The Synodal Letter of the Council of Antioch, A.D. 325 The Creed of the Synod of Nicaea (June 19, 325) The Canons of Nicaea, A.D. 325 Eusebius of Caesarea -- Letter to His Church concerning the Synod at Nicaea Arius -- Letter to the Emperor Constantine Athanasius -- Orations against the Arians, Book 1 Gregory of Nazianzus -- Third Theological Oration concerning the Son Gregory of Nyssa -- Concerning We Should Think of Saying That There Are Not Three Gods to Ablabius Augustine of Hippo -- On the Trinity, Book 9

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User Review  - Michael James Keefe -

This book includes some very drawn out translations of the earlist trinitarian philosophies. If you are looking to understand the development of the trinity, this is not the book for you. There are ... Read full review

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User Review  - G Walker - Goodreads

Helpful as a primer only. Not a definitive text... not too suitable for a layman either. Again, as a primer to the issues... Nice intro to the writings of Athanasius, Nazianzus, Nyssa, etc. But should not by any stretch of the imagination be considered a comprehensive intro. Read full review

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William G. Rusch, a Lutheran pastor, is professor of Lutheran studies at Yale Divinity School and professor of church history at New York Theological Seminary.

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