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The Nicene Faith, Part 1 & 2

Format: Digital
ISBN: 9780881412666

Overview

John Behr provides a series of original, comprehensive, and insightful sketches of theology of the key protagonists of the Nicene faith in the fourth century. Part one, “True God of True God,” begins with a reflection on the nature of Christian theology—challenging common presuppositions—and an analysis and survey of the fourth century controversies. He follows with studies of Alexander, Arius, the Council of Nicaea, and, Athanasius. John Behr provides a series of original, comprehensive, and insightful sketches of theology of the key protagonists of the Nicene faith in the fourth century. Part two, “One of the Holy Trinity,” provides analyses of the work of Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, and Gregory of Nyssa, together with their opponents, in particular Eunomius and Apollinarius.

  • Title: The Nicene Faith, Part 1 & 2
  • Author: John Behr
  • Series: The Formation of Christian Theology
  • Volume: 2
  • Publisher: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press
  • Print Publication Date: 2004
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subjects: Theology, doctrinal > History--Early church, ca. 30-600; Theology, doctrinal > History--Middle Ages, 600-1500
  • ISBNs: 9780881412666, 088141266, 9780881412604, 9780881412659
  • Resource ID: LLS:FRMTNVOL02PT
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2018-10-23T17:14:05Z

John Behr is a contemporary Eastern Orthodox priest and theologian, and Dean of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, where he teaches Patristics . He was ordained to the diaconate on September 8, 2001 (the feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos) and the priesthood on September 14, 2001 (the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross). Behr was previously the editor of the Popular Patristic Series released by St. Vladimir’s Press.