2 edition of The Bible in Athanasius of Alexandria found in the catalog.
The Bible in Athanasius of Alexandria
James D. Ernest
|Statement||by James D. Ernest|
|Series||Bible in ancient Christianity -- v. 2|
|LC Classifications||BS500 .E76 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 482 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||482|
|LC Control Number||2010018747|
And it justifies the course taken by the Church of England in this fundamental matter, in opposition to the Church of Rome, which in the fourth Session of the Council of Trent, on the 8th of April,affirmed that such books as Judith, Tobit, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus, Maccabees I. In proceeding to make mention of these things, I shall adopt, to commend my undertaking, the pattern of Luke the evangelist, saying on my own account, Forasmuch as some have taken in hand to reduce into order for themselves the books termed Apocryphal, and to mix them up with the divinely inspired Scripture, concerning which we have been fully persuaded, as they who from the beginning were eye-witnesses and ministers of the Word, delivered to the Fathers; it seemed good to me also, having been urged thereto by true brethren, and having learned from the beginning, to set before you the books included in the Canon, and handed down, and accredited as divine; to the end that anyone who has fallen into error may condemn those who have led them astray; and that he who has continued steadfast in purity may again rejoice, having these things brought to his remembrance. Here the threefold division of Origen or Eusebius is abandoned. These all included the Deuterocanon.
Let nothing be taken away. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE. At the council of Nice, though then but a deacon of Alexandria, his reputation for skill in controversy gained him an honorable place in the council, and with signal ability he exposed the sophistry of those who pleaded on the side of Arius. Let no one add anything to them or take anything away from them It being my intention to mention these matters, I shall, for the commendation of my venture, follow the example of the evangelist Luke and say [cf. Stergioualthough these variations include more, not less, books than the Catholic and other Orthodox canons.
See Hooker, V. It being my intention to mention these matters, I shall, for the commendation of my venture, follow the example of the evangelist Luke and say [cf. In the final paragraph of Letter 39 is this closing: But for greater exactness I add this also, writing of necessity; that there are other books besides these not indeed included in the Canon, but appointed by the Fathers to be read by those who newly join us, and who wish for instruction in the word of godliness. Luke ]: Since some have taken in hand to set in order for themselves the so-called apocrypha and to mingle them with the God-inspired scripture, concerning which we have attained to a sure persuasion, according to what the original eye-witness and ministers of the word have delivered unto our fathers, I also, having been urged by true brethren and having investigated the matter from the beginning, have decided to set forth in order the writings that have been put in the canon, that have been handed down and confirmed as divine, in order that every one who has been led astray may condemn his seducers, and that every one who has remained stainless may rejoice, being again reminded of that. Again Ezra, the first and second are similarly one book. In particular, most of his applications of scripture can be traced to particular antecedent writers"
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With his balanced conclusions Ernest offers scholars in varied areas of inquiry the gracious possibility of reconsidering their tentative statements. Even if Athanasius were indeed opposed to the Scriptural quality of all the Deuterocanonical books, that would not automatically affect the Catholic position.
Yet further the Revelation of John These are the springs of salvation, in order that he who is thirsty may fully refresh himself with the words contained in them. A series of ten appendices together with a select bibliography and five indices cover the last hundred pages of the carefully edited volume.
For a visual summary of Athanasius' opinions see the Cross Reference Table. This article is part of the 10 Things You Should Know series. The Canon of Scripture, 78, Just a few insignificant distractions occur on 21,, and He is considered to be a renowned Christian theologian, a Church Father, the chief defender of Trinitarianism against Arianism, and a noted Egyptian leader of the fourth century.
Hippolytus, and countless others. This was the first of five exiles, four of which were for his defense of the deity of Christ against Arianism. Only the Didache and Shepherd of Hermas -- besides a few OT apocrypha -- are permitted for reading by those newly received into the Church, since the Fathers have so appointed.
Whatever they may be in terms of their origin, their content or their age, the 'apocrypha' are downgraded as heretical and therefore excluded from any ecclesiastical use. In the beginning of the reign of Constantius, he was recalled to his happy people, but was again disturbed and deposed through the influence of the Arians.
Saint Athanasius, theologian, ecclesiastical statesman, and Egyptian national leader, was the chief defender of Christian orthodoxy in the 4th-century battle against Arianismthe heresy that the Son of God was a creature of like, but not of the same, substance as God the Father.
On the Incarnation of the Word was highly recommended by modern writer and Christian apologist, C. Read this work On the Incarnation of the Word is a classic work of Orthodox theology written by noted bishop of Alexandria, St.
Athanasius wrote this text in the 4th century, his style is easy to follow and his concepts are of irreplaceable worth. An example of such an apologetic can be seen at sites like reachingcatholics. At the time, he was a deacon and personal secretary of the 19th Bishop of Alexandria, Alexander. Again, it is not tedious to speak of the books of the New Testament.Dec 16, · What Is the Book of Enoch and Should it Be in the Bible?
The first list of 27 books in the New Testament appears in AD in a letter written by Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria. It was not until after that date that uniform agreement on the list was found among all teachers in the Catholic Church.
Around the end of the second century. Mar 22, · James D. Ernest The Bible in Athanasius of Alexandria The Bible in Ancient Christianity 2 Boston and Leiden: Brill, Pp.
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Ernest comes as an agreeable surprise, filling a gap often deplored by the experts during the intense debate. In response, Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, wrote On the Incarnation, a staunch defense of the full divinity and full humanity of Christ.
In simple language and with Scripture as a guide, he argued for the eternal nature of the Trinity and that Jesus Christ is not a creation of God the Father but has existed from the very atlasbowling.com: Whitaker House.
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[James D Ernest] -- "Athanasius of Alexandria was the fourth-century bishop famous for his role in the establishment of Nicene orthodoxy. For centuries he was regarded with reverence as the man "who almost. Athanasius (c. ) was born in Alexandria, Egypt where he was later to become a bishop in Much of his energy was devoted to defending the decisions of the Council of Nicea against Arius.
His strong stance against Arianism led to his first exile, something. Athanasius, St, Bishop of Alexandria (Encyclopaedia Britannica) James D. Ernest, "Athanasius of Alexandria: The Scope of Scripture in Polemical and Pastoral Context," Vigiliae Christianae (): James D.
Ernest, The Bible in Ancient Christianity, the Bible in Athanasius of Alexandria. Bible in Ancient Christianity. Leiden: Brill.