The Early Episcopal Career of Athanasius of Alexandria by Duane W. Arnold

By Duane W. Arnold

Fresh dirt jacket hardcover, unfastened monitoring quantity, fresh textual content, stable binding, NO remainders no longer ex-library, smoke unfastened; mild light shelfwear / storage-wear; WE send quickly. conscientiously packed and fast despatched. 201607524as this is often good researched and written ebook. It begins by way of reviewing a contemporary critic of Athanasius, R.P. Hanson writing concerning the " misconduct" of Athanasius. Allegations of misconduct, blatant self-interest were leveled at Athanasius. those allegations although, fluctuate substantially with many prior and current writers who praised Athanasius behavior, e.g. J.H. Newman in 1890 defined Athanasius as "the nice theologian", "courageous heart", and "champion of the truth". the writer tested the critics accusations together with; 1) cast files incorporated in Athanasius documents, 2) irregularities within the consecration of Athanasius, and three) use of intentional and infrequently brutal violence to suppress the Meletian schism in Egypt. those accusations stem essentially from reports according to 1) stories by means of Philostrogius fifth century historian, 2) London Papyrus 1914, released through H.I. Bell, and three) competition oration of Gregory Nazianzen, during which he defended and eulogized Athanasius. the writer reviewed the occasions concerning the Meletian schism, the increase of Arian heresy, the alliance among the Meletians and the Arians, and the advancements that resulted in and occasions of the synod of Tyre 335 advert. one of the accusations leveled by way of the Meletians and Arians opposed to Athanasius is using brutal violence opposed to Arsenius. the writer rebuts those accusations according to ascertaining the evidence and Athanasius' personal writing, e.g. "the fact isn't preached with swords or with darts nor via squaddies, yet via persuasion and counsel". Please opt for precedence / Expedited delivery for quicker supply. (No delivery to Mexico, Brazil or Italy.) three

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