|Title||Athanasius : A theological introduction|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Series Title||Great Theologians Series|
|Number of Pages||162|
|Place Published||Hampshire ; Burlington|
This book offers a fresh scholarly introduction to the theology of Athanasius that will benefit not only the student but the educated lay reader as well. Weinandy explores, in a lucid and insightful manner, all of the key theological controversies, questions and themes that appear within Athanasius's thought: Revelation, Scripture and Tradition; Creation and the Fall; The Nicene Crisis; The Incarnation and salvation; the divinity of the Holy Spirit; the Church and Sacraments; and the Christian Life and Monasticism.
|Reseach Notes|| |
Contents: Preface; Introduction: the life and times of Athanasius; Athanasius' soteriological theology Part I: contra gentes; Athanasius' soteriological theology Part II: de incarnatione; Athanasius: defender and interpreter of Nicea; Athanasius: the redemptive life of the Incarnate Son; The Trinity and the Holy Spirit; Being conformed into the likeness of Christ; Athanasius' contemporary significance; Select bibliography; Indexes.