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The Sources of <i>The Arians of the Fourth Century</i> (1831–3)

Benjamin John King

in Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780199548132
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720383 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548132.003.0003

Series: Changing Paradigms in Historical and Systematic Theology

The Sources of The Arians of the Fourth Century (1831–3)

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Taking the doctrine of the Trinity as its theme, this chapter examines in detail Newman's first book, The Arians of the Fourth Century (1833), looking at the ways in which the previous two centuries of Anglican debate on the Alexandrian Fathers helped form his opinions. Arians set the stage for all subsequent discussion of the early Alexandrians, both Newman's and in Anglophone scholarship, so a detailed account is given of the contrast he drew there between Antiochene and Alexandrian theology.

Keywords: doctrine of the Trinity; Arians; Newman; Antiochene theology; Alexandrian theology

Chapter.  22777 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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