This book presents the fundamental elements of Athanasius' response to the central questions of the identity of Jesus and the nature of his relationship with God.
Providing a useful introduction on his life and work, the book focuses on the tumultuous doctrinal controversies of the day in which he was a central figure.
Key selections from his writings, newly translated, have all been chosen with a view to presenting the rationale for Athanasius' fundamental theological positions: the divinity and humanity of Christ, human redemption, the divinity and work of the Holy Spirit, the logic of Christian worship, and the scriptural basis for the doctrinal formulations of the Council of Nicaea.
Students of history and classical studies, and even students of religious studies will find this an essential part of their course reading.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LudieGrace - LibraryThing
Just read the chapter on Contra Gentes-De Incarnatione while researching for a paper and was duly impressed. Will be one of my go-to books if I do any further work on Athanasius. Read full review
Review: AthanasiusUser Review - Goodreads
This is a clear, crisp translation of some of the best works of Athanasius (Orations Against the Arians [portions of Book 1 and Book 2], On the Council of Nicaea, Letters to Serapion on the Holy ... Read full review