Cappadocia

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an ancient country is eastern Asia Minor

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Cappadocians have chiselled out homes for themselves in the soft rock, paving the way for signature cave-dwellings and surprisingly luxurious boutique hotels.
Look at the theological weight of Origen, the Cappadocians, Athanasius, or Maximus, for instance, on all of whom much of Christian doctrine and dogmas depends.
Herodotus tells us that the name of the Cappadocians was applied to them by the Persians, while they were termed by the Greeks as "Syrians" or "White Syrians" Leucosyri.
For a discussion of the social activity and rhetoric of the Cappadocians, see the 1998 NAPS Presidential address by B.
Augustine, but also the Cappadocians, Saint Basil the Great, Gregory Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa, St.
If the Son was defined as 'begotten of the Father', as the Cappadocians insisted, how could he also have existed alongside him from the beginning of time?
The second chapter takes us into the world of early Christianity, examining both the Church Fathers (Clement, Origen, the Cappadocians, Augustine) and early monasticism (Evagrius, Cassian).
Louis Post-Dispatch, I have continued since that first course to read deeply in Eastern theology, including the writings of Cappadocians, Sts.
Holman, "The Entitled Poor: Human Rights Language and the Cappadocians," Pro Ecclesia 9 (2000): 476-87.
The monks' comprehension of life-as-community gave them a particular sensitivity to the communal nature of God, an insight developed and elaborated upon 500 years earlier by the Cappadocians.
The tufa made ideal material for digging caves, and long before Christianity arrived, Cappadocians made underground dwellings, and even whole cities.
This Andia regards as an irreconcilable contradiction, but it could be argued that the contradiction is more apparent than real, since both Cappadocians and Denys share a conviction that the Trinity as a whole is transcendent over all else, and in itself constitutes [Epsilon][Nu]as and [Tau][Rho]as.
Even after the Roman empire officially accepted the Christian faith as its universal political instrument to keep the empire united and to consolidate power, many of the conscientious teachers and leaders of the church like Athanasius, Chrysostom and the Cappadocians had to continue this high risk witness to the gospel of Christ so that there a comprise between the church and the power structures would not take place.
What we miss, however, is consideration of the impact of the Cappadocians on their contemporaries: Jerome and Ambrose, for example, both knew well and exploited some of the works herein discussed.