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Download Reconstructing the Theology of Evagrius Ponticus by Augustine Casiday PDF

By Augustine Casiday

Evagrius Ponticus is appeared by means of many students because the architect of the japanese heresy Origenism, as his theology corresponded to the debates that erupted in 399 and episodically thereafter, culminating within the moment Council of Constantinople in 553 advert. even though a few students now query this traditional interpretation of Evagrius' position within the Origenist controversies. Augustine Casiday units out to reconstruct Evagrius' theology in its personal phrases, liberating interpretation of his paintings from the popularity for heresy that crushed it, and learning his lifestyles, writings and evolving legacy intimately. the 1st a part of this ebook discusses the transmission of Evagrius' writings, and offers a framework of his existence for realizing his writing and theology, when half strikes to a man-made examine of significant topics that emerge from his writings. This e-book may be a useful addition to scholarship on Christian theology, patristics, heresy and old philosophy.

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Download Augustine on war and military service by Wynn, Phillip Gerald; Saint Bishop of Hippo. Augustine PDF

By Wynn, Phillip Gerald; Saint Bishop of Hippo. Augustine

Did our glossy realizing of simply struggle originate with Augustine? during this sweeping reevaluation of the proof, Phillip Wynn uncovers a nuanced tale of Augustine's innovations on warfare and armed forces carrier, and provides us a extra whole and intricate photograph of this significant subject. Deeply rooted within the improvement of Christian suggestion this reengagement with Augustine is key studying

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Download Providence in Early Modern England by Alexandra Walsham PDF

By Alexandra Walsham

This booklet is the main huge learn to this point of the 16th- and seventeenth-century trust that God actively intervened in human affairs to punish, present, and chastise. Providentialism has frequently been visible as a particular hallmark of puritan piety. although, Dr. Walsham argues that it was once a cluster of assumptions that penetrated each zone of English society, slicing around the barriers created by way of prestige, creed, schooling, and wealth.

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