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On the Unity of Christ (Popular Patristics)On the Unity of Christ (Popular Patristics)
Cyril of Alexandria
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In the early 5th century the Christian world was racked by one of the fiercest theological disputes it had known since the Arian crisis of the previous century, this time focusing on the nature of the personhood of Christ. Among the disputed elements of this theological crisis, were how exactly Christ's divine and human characteristics could both co-exist within Jesus without rendering his subjectivity hopelessly divided, or without reducing his authentic humanness to an insubstantiality.

These arguments soon polarized both of the two great churches of Alexandria and Constantinople, lead by their powerful archbishops, St. Cyril and Nestorius respectively. Cyril in On the Unity of Christ argues for the single divine subjectivity of Christ, and describes how it encompasses a full and authentic humanity in Jesus, namely a human experience that is not overwhelmed by the divine presence but fostered and enhanced by it. The text here translated is one of his most important and approachable writings, composed in the aftermath of the Council of Ephesus.

About the Popular Patristics Series
The Popular Patristics series published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press provides readable and accurate translations of a broad range of early Christian literature to a wide audience--from students of Christian history to lay Christians reading for spiritual benefit.

Recognized Patristic scholars provide short but comprehensive and clear introductory essays according to their specializations for each volume.

Texts include classics of Christian literature, thematic volumes, homily collections, letters, spiritual guidance, and poetical works from a wide variety geographical contexts and historical backgrounds. The purpose of the series is to mine the riches of the early church and to make these invaluable writings available to all.
     

 

 
Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria A Critical AppreciationTheology of St. Cyril of Alexandria A Critical Appreciation
Thomas Weinandy

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The Theology of St Cyril of Alexandria brings together an unprecedented collection of essays probing the great Church Father's thought. In doing so, the essays seek to move beyond the general stereotypical knowledge of Cyril as the "winner" of the fifth-century christological debates and arrive at a more holistic and nuanced understanding of his theology. The topics treated include Cyril's: interpretation of the Old Testament, christology, soteriology, trinitarian thought, pneumatology, theology of sanctification and divinization, eschatology, pastoral and vocational accomplishments, and enduring legacy (from Chalcedon to the present).

Edited by Thomas G. Weinandy and Daniel A. Keating
     

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