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Theodoret

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(c.393–c.460),

Bp. of Cyrrhus in Syria from 423. He soon became involved in the Christological controversy between Nestorius and Cyril of Alexandria. In a polemical work against...

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Theodoret's People

Adam Schor.

May 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Classical History. 360 pages.

This book sheds new light on religious clashes of the mid-fifth century regarding the nature (or natures) of Christ. The book focuses on Theodoret, bishop of Cyrrhus, his Syrian allies, and...

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The Irreplaceable Theodoret

Adam M. Schor.

in Theodoret's People

May 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 10195 words.

This chapter focuses on the process of mediating patronage, the methods by which Theodoret sought favors, established relationships, and created community. It suggests that Theodoret's...

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Theodoret's Early Christology

Paul B. Clayton, Jr..

in The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus

August 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 14980 words.

This chapter explores the early works of Theodoret. These include Graecarum Affectionum Curatio, Expositio Rectae Fidei, and Quaestiones et Responsiones ad Orthodoxos.

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Theodoret

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(c.393–c.460),

Bp. of Cyrrhus in Syria from 423. He soon became involved in the Christological controversy between Nestorius and Cyril of Alexandria. In a polemical work against...

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The Mature Theodoret, 433–445

Paul B. Clayton, Jr..

in The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus

August 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 24158 words.

This chapter begins by looking very briefly at the tenth sermon of Theodoret's on providence. It then examines the Isaiah and Pauline commentaries, the most important regarding the question...

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<b>The Antiochene Tradition Inherited by Theodoret</b>

Paul B. Clayton, Jr..

in The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus

August 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 10862 words.

This chapter explores the Antiochene tradition inherited by Theodoret. Theodoret's immediate predecessors in this tradition were Diodore of Tarsus, who died c.390 after a vigorous struggle...

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Theodoret of Cyrrhus (393–after 460)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 863 words.

*Bishop of *Cyrrhus from 423, and the most learned and versatile Christian writer of his generation.

Theodoret

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The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus

Paul B. Clayton, Jr..

August 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Book. Subjects: Early Christianity. 366 pages.

Theodoret of Cyrus (c.393-466) was the most able Antiochene theologian in the defence of Nestorius from the Council of Ephesus in 431 to the Council of Chalcedon in 451. While the works of...

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The Letter Collection of Theodoret of Cyrrhus

Adam M. Schor.

in Late Antique Letter Collections

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 8245 words.

Of the 233 letters directly attributed to Theodoret and the 22 that he likely co-wrote, 61 are preserved amid various records, whereas the rest survive in two single-author texts: Sirmondia...

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The Puzzle of Theodoret's Christology: A Modest Suggestion

Donald Fairbairn.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

April 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14794 words.

This article suggests that the perplexities of Theodoret's Christology can be understood well if one regards them as stemming not from a doctrinal evolution (as some scholars argue), but...

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