Cappadocia

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an ancient country is eastern Asia Minor

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The three Fathers of the Church are referred to as the Great Cappadocians. Intimately united through blood ties and friendship, they all contributed to the triumph of the faith in Nicaea and Constantinople, in the East and especially in Asia Minor.
The tension between imitation and originality lies at the core of the "Monument" poem genre and complicates the relationship between the lifelike statues of Ovid, the Cappadocians, and Pushkin.
Cappadocians have chiselled out homes for themselves in the soft rock, paving the way for signature cave-dwellings and surprisingly luxurious boutique hotels.
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.
At the beginning of the 5th cent., the Cappadocian St.
(5.) Biographical information and brief summaries of the writings of Basil and the other Cappadocians may be found in J.
It is something the Cappadocians figured out in the fourth century....
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.
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.
The Creed elaborated at Constantinople held that the Spirit proceeds from the Father; this was the Cappadocians' clever, if hairsplitting, answer to the pressing question: Within the Godhead, how is the Spirit different from the Son?
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.