Athanasius of Alexandria

Cascade Books (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 29. April 2020
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 188 Seiten
978-1-4982-8256-7 (ISBN)
Athanasius of Alexandria, a famous theologian and historical figure, is quoted by many but known by few. His famous dictum, "For he became human that we might be made god (theopoiethomen)" is explained within the context of his theology and spirituality. The Introduction familiarizes the reader with Athanasius's writings and the historical context of his theology. The reader will engage with the Athanasian language and thought that shaped the Christian understanding of the Trinity. The reader also takes a journey through Athanasius's understanding of the human person, created in the image of God and living the life of renewal. The Introduction aims to guide the reader to a Christian theologian who had the courage to oppose emperors and bishops, and to endure exiles and other threats because of his unwavering theological convictions.
  • Englisch
  • Höhe: 203 mm
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  • Breite: 127 mm
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  • Dicke: 10 mm
  • 209 gr
978-1-4982-8256-7 (9781498282567)
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Lois Farag is Professor of History of Early Christianity at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is the author of St. Cyril of Alexandria, A New Testament Exegete (2007); Balance of the Heart: Desert Spirituality for Twenty-First-Century Christians (2012), and The Coptic Christian Heritage: History, Faith, and Culture (2014).

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