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The Greek Fathers

Edward A. Siecienski

in The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372045
eISBN:
9780199777297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372045.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While it would be inaccurate to claim that the Greek patristic corpus explicitly addressed the procession of the Spirit from the Son (positively or negatively) as later theology would understand it, ... More


Description of Egypt

Mary Orr

in Flaubert's Tentation: Remapping Nineteenth-Century French Histories of Religion and Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199258581
eISBN:
9780191718083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258581.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

As ‘prologue’ chapter of the text and this study, the geographies, hagiographies, and semiologies at work in the opening tableau of the Tentation are elucidated in this order, and for the first time ... More


The Discovery of the Papyri from Tura at Dayr al-Qusayr (Dayr Arsaniyus) and Its Legacy

Caroline T. Schroeder

in Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt: Beni Suef, Giza, Cairo, and the Nile Delta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167775
eISBN:
9781617978203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167775.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the significant papyri find in the ancient St. Arsenius monastery in Tura, which yielded a wealth of writings in Greek from one of the most prominent heads of the Theological ... More


The Lausiac History

Demetrios S. Katos

in Palladius of Helenopolis: The Origenist Advocate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696963
eISBN:
9780191731969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696963.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Church History

This chapter posits that Palladius did not write his Lausiac History to wax nostalgic about a monastic golden age, but to construct a model asceticism that promoted many of his deceased Origenist ... More


“One Book Spoken through One Holy Spirit”: The Spiritual Origin of Scripture

Matthew R. Crawford

in Cyril of Alexandria's Trinitarian Theology of Scripture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198722625
eISBN:
9780191789328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722625.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter argues that Cyril regards the Spirit as the agent responsible for the origination of Scripture in the Old and New Testaments. Scripture arises from the Spirit indwelling human authors ... More


“The Messenger of Great Counsel”: A Trinitarian Theology of Revelation

Matthew R. Crawford

in Cyril of Alexandria's Trinitarian Theology of Scripture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198722625
eISBN:
9780191789328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722625.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter’s argument centers on a conundrum. Cyril espouses a very traditional theology of the Son making the Father known, emphasizing the agency of the Son as revealer, which initially appears ... More


Antioch and Alexandria: Christology as Reflection on God’s Presence in History

Brian E. Daley, SJ

in God Visible: Patristic Christology Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199281336
eISBN:
9780191746925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281336.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The opposition between theologians centered in Antioch and those centered in Alexandria, both in their ways of interpreting Scripture and in their understandings of Christ’s person, is well known, if ... More


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