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Clement of Alexandria

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Second‐century Christianity was strongly influenced by Gnostic teachers. The writings of Clement of Alexandria, steeped in Platonic and Stoic philosophy, reach out to a Hellenic world on behalf of a ... More


Dionysius of Alexandria

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
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November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The position of Dionysius, made bishop of Alexandria in about 247, meant that he was called upon to comment on controversial matters in a time of great difficulty and persecution. This led to ... More


The Christological Debate, II: From Reunion (433) to a Breakdown of Unity (449)

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0053
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Continues the history of the Christological debate from the Formulary of Reunion in 433 to the break down of unity and deposition of Flavian, bishop of Constantinople in 449. The western emperor ... More


Interpreting Scripture: Philo and Paul

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The literal and symbolic interpretations of Scripture by the observant Jew, Philo of Alexandria, anticipate in some respects the language of Paul's letters, and Philo's idea of a spiritual meaning ... More


Athanasius, Marcellus, and the Gathering Storm

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Church history in the fourth century was the history of the emperors of the Constantinian dynasty and also of dissensions over theology, which were not merely struggles for power but also about the ... More


Athanasius' Return: A Wind of Change

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Describes in detail the complex interaction of Church and political affairs in the decade of the 350s. Religious divisions connected with struggles for power persisted in Rome and Alexandria, while ... More


Schism at Antioch: The Council of Constantinople (381)

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0045
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses how schism in the church at Antioch throughout the fourth century impinged on the question of superiority among the eastern sees and on Theodosius I's council held at Constantinople in 381. ... More


The Christological Debate, I: To the First Council of Ephesus (431)

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0052
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses the debate about the nature of Christ and its repercussions from its origins to the Council of Ephesus in 431. Divisions on the question were by no means clear‐cut in their relation to ... More


The Christological Debate, III: From the Second Council of Ephesus (449) to Chalcedon (451)

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0054
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Christological debate between 449 and 451 was marked by continuing divisions in the east and became embroiled with the question of the authority of Rome. The anti‐Nestorian position won the ... More


Justinian, Origen, and the ‘Three Chapters’

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0056
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The ecumenical efforts of Justinian as sole emperor between 527 and 565 were blighted by the inherent intransigence of the parties involved. As supreme governor of the whole Church, he sought to ... More


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