The Word <i>Ousia</i> in late Antiquity

Christopher Stead

in Divine Substance

Published in print June 1977 | ISBN: 9780198266303
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191683015 | DOI:
The Word Ousia in late Antiquity

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This chapter discusses problems in the usage of ousia in the early Christian centuries. It considers cases where ousia is interpreted as existence, category or status, substance, stuff or material, form, definition, and truth.

Keywords: ousia; substance; form; truth; existence

Chapter.  10493 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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