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Works on the Spirit Athanasius's Letters to Serapion on the Holy Spirit, and, Didymus's on the Holy Spirit

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ISBN-10: 0881413798

ISBN-13: 9780881413793

Edition: 2011

Authors: Mark DelCogliano, Andrew Radde-Gallwitz, Lewis Ayres, Athanasius the Great, Didymus

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In the second half of the fourth century the mystery of the Holy Spirit was the subject of fierce debate. Those who fought against the Nicene Creed opposed the idea that the Spirit was God. Even some of those willing to accept the equality of the Father and the Son saw the Spirit as more angelic than divine. The first great testament to the Spirit's divinity -showing how the Spirit creates and saves inseparably with the Father and the son- is St. Athanasius' Letters to Serapion. Only a few years later, Didymus the Blind penned his own On the Holy Spirit, which is here translated into English for the first time. For Didymus, the Spirit transforms Christians by drawing them into the divine…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Saint Vladimir's Seminary Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 243
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Andrew Radde-Gallwitz is Assistant Professor of Theology at Loyola University in Chicago.

Frances Young is Emerita Professor of Theology, University of Birmingham.Lewis Ayres is Associate Professor of Historical Theology at the Candler School of Theology and Graduate Division of Religion, Emory University.