Athanasius


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(Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism

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Entre los propietarios iniciales de los libros, Acuna rescata la figura de Nicolas Mascardi, discipulo de Athanasius Kircher, que, estimulado por Alonso de Ovalle, se traslado a America del Sur hacia 1632.
Elsewhere Athanasius drew from the exceedingly popular Acts of Paul and Thecla in order to exhort consecrated virgins living in Egypt.
For Athanasius, the universe of creatures is continually held in being over an abyss of nothing by God's creative Word.
Athanasius himself had to flee the bishopric repeatedly to escape martyrdom.
There are two weaknesses: he presents Athanasius almost completely in terms of the fight with Arianism rather than as a theologian in his own right; and this book is wholly predictable in terms of its bias toward creedal orthodoxy.
Athanasius Handbuch, Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011, xv + 578 pp.
The text of the Apostolos in Athanasius of Alexandria.
Athanasius, 4th-century bishop of Alexandria who "walked apart" from a great deal of the universal church to defend what is now accepted as central Christian orthodoxy: a belief in the deity of God the Son?
Shepardson's thesis is generally convincing, and comparison with the anti-Arianist polemic of Ephrem's Greek contemporaries Athanasius, Chrysostom, and the Cappadocians tends to support her argument.
And on the swords into plowshares passage, Athanasius wrote: "When [lie barbarians hear the teaching of Christ, they immediately turn from war to farming, and instead of arming their hands with swords they stretch them out in prayer.
PESHAWAR, January 24, 2010 (Frontier Star): A reconciliatory committee constituted for the release of kidnapped Greek social worker, Athanasius Lerounis has forwarded its report to federal Government, saying Taliban insisted that they would release the Greek national after the Pakistani authorities set free their two arrested colleagues.
30 (ANI): Greece is holding Pakistan responsible for the abduction of one of its citizens, Athanasius Lerounis, from Chitral earlier this month.
Athanasius Lerounis, kidnapped last week from the remote valley, was shifted to eastern Afghanistan, a prestigious newspaper reported.
His Grace Thomas Mar Athanasius, the Metropolitan of the Chengannur Diocese of the Church, will be the chief guest at the opening ceremony," said cathedral vicar Rev Fr Saji Mathew Thanimoottil.
Die grosse kosmologische Kontroverse: Rekonstruktionsversuche anhand des Itinerarium exstaticum von Athanasius Kircher S.