: Athanasius (The Early Church Fathers) (): Khaled Anatolios: Books. Khaled Anatolios was already known for two recent articles in which he, inter alia, reacted against the downplaying in some scholars’ accounts of the importance. Khaled Anatolios, a noted expert on the development of Nicene theology, offers a historically informed theological study of the development of the doctrine of the.
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Anztolios and students of these debates and their connections to classical and contemporary Christian practice will find it both clarifying and edifying. English Choose a language for shopping. He offers a rigorous historical account of Athanasius, Nyssa, and Augustine on the Trinity that is all of a piece with an assessment of the impact the teaching of these great Nicene theologians ought to have on the way we ourselves think anatoloos the Trinity.
Transcending the distinction between ‘historical’ and ‘systematic,’ Anatolios guides us through the work of three key fathers–Athanasius, Gregory of Nyssa, and Augustine.
An outstanding feature of the book is the way it shows that pro-Nicene theologians imagine a way out of foregrounding the divine transcendence and otherness without forfeiting God’s real sovereignty.
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For anyone who wants to understand Nicene Christianity and its relevance for today, Anatolios is quite simply indispensable.
This book does several things at once. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Anatolios’s treatment helps us to see the perennial importance of the key figures of the fourth and fifth kjaled for all of anaholios thought on this central mystery of the Christian faith.
What the reader learns along the journey is how we ought to take care with the challenge of speaking of the triune God in human speech and the numerous triggers for weak thinking on this important biblical doctrine. Anatolios also makes useful references to modern discussions of Trinitarian theology. Learn more at Author Central. It is a work that should help bridge the lamentable gap between systematic and historical theologians. And by the same token, it is able to show that these figures were fast on their feet as philosophers.
The clarity of his exposition and his constant desire to draw out the consequences of historical exposition mean that this book will find a treasured place on the bookshelves of theologians and theology students across the board.
Please try your request again later. Anatolios’ book is one of both breadth and depth. But Anatolios’s interest in the topic is more than historical.
The book sidesteps the problems inherent in theological linguistics by taking the theological intent of Athanasius, Gregory of Nyssa, and Augustine seriously. One of the great strengths of Anatolios’s work as a historian of early Christian thought rests in his ability to bring an acute theological sensitivity to the thinkers he studies.
The result is a brilliant book kyaled spiritual as well as scholarly significance. There are breakthrough moments in the book. Pastors and those who teach them should carefully attend to this book so they can better guide the people of God in faithful worship of God, who is eternally Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
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And they imagine a way of saying Christ became Incarnate without that meaning that he is the inferior, passible side of a God whose kgaled merit is to be impassible and different from us. Khalrd Development and Meaning of Trinitarian We can learn from them, perhaps better than from many more recent thinkers, both the terms of the discussion and the spirit of devout and eloquent brilliance that such a discussion inevitably requires of us if we are to carry it on well. It is all the more urgent when the stakes are so great, when the matter lies so close to the heart of Christianity–namely, who we say God is.
Anatolios writes admirably well. Because they were among the first to do it, paying attention to how they did it is a rich source of methodology for our own trinitarian reflections.
Athanasius, Gregory of Nyssa, and Augustine. In Retrieving NicaeaKhaled Anatolios tells a more complicated story.
Low to High Price: This is neither historical nor systematic theology, but something far better and more welcome. Consequently, the meaning of trinitarian doctrine is to be found in a reappropriation of the process of this development, such that the entirety of Christian existence is interpreted in a trinitarian manner.
In other words, retrieve Nicaea. A careful and generous reader of the fourth- and fifth-century debates, Anatolios reaches beyond abstract historical and doctrinal understandings to the trinitarian piety reflected in Athanasius, Gregory of Nyssa, and Augustine and encourages contemporary readers to likewise allow themselves ‘to be determined by God’s trinitarian being.
With its careful and clear explanations, helpful chapter divisions and headings, and detailed footnotes, Retrieving Nicaea is a historical overview, an erudite scholarly study, and a useful work for both students and advanced scholars. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.