: Athanasius (The Early Church Fathers) (): Khaled Anatolios: Books. Khaled Anatolios was already known for two recent articles in which he, inter alia, reacted against the downplaying in some scholars’ accounts of the importance. Khaled Anatolios, a noted expert on the development of Nicene theology, offers a historically informed theological study of the development of the doctrine of the.

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This, I should add, is what good historical theology is all about. Transcending the distinction between ‘historical’ and naatolios Anatolios guides us through the work of three key fathers–Athanasius, Gregory of Nyssa, and Augustine. He is convinced that one can still draw from the various elements of this theological tradition to restate Trinitarian theologies kyaled the plural!

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I heartily recommend this book for Anatolios’s ability to discern coherence across diverse figures and within a single theologian’s often sprawling oeuvre and for his skillful demonstration of a compelling vision of the task of historical theology.

Most significantly, this monograph reminds us anatokios worship is the most appropriate context for reflecting on Trinitarian doctrine. Get to Know Us.

The details of this book. Available for download now. Znatolios book, in fact, does just that, and does it supremely well; it brings us–with clarity and insight–face to face with the origins of trinitarian doctrine as a theological conversation on which our salvation, in one way or another, ultimately depends.

He does so with clarity, sensitivity to the faith of all the participants in the controversy, and deep devotion to the Trinitarian life we all share.

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The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Anatolios’ book is one of both breadth and depth. This book does several things at once. Consequently, the meaning of trinitarian doctrine is to be anatolioz in a reappropriation of the process of this development, such that the entirety of Christian existence is interpreted in a trinitarian manner. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.


Anatolios writes admirably well. An outstanding feature of the book is the way it shows that pro-Nicene theologians imagine a way out of foregrounding the divine transcendence and otherness without forfeiting God’s real sovereignty. A very good book in content and presentation. As a book for scholars it should be read by anyone who has an interest in the development of doctrine, the meaning of God, and the role of Father, Son, and Spirit with us and each other.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. His careful analysis of how jhaled theologians addressed their issues has provided a helpful guide to thinking about our own.

Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Because they were among the first to do it, paying attention to how they did it is a rich source of methodology for our own trinitarian reflections. At the same time, he mounts an argument for a holistic reconception of trinitarian theology. Its expression is at times sublime, at times almost khalrd, yet always erudite and thought provoking.

Dealing with sources of the Eastern and Western traditions, the book overcomes traditional divisions between history of exegesis, historical theology, and systematic theology. Known to this point primarily for khlaed work on Athanasius, a key fourth-century advocate of trinitarian orthodoxy, Anatolios now extends his gaze, joining the ranks of Lewis Ayres, Michel Barnes, John Behr, and Joseph Lienhard as one of the most erudite interpreters of the period.

He focuses mainly on the debates that occurred between the Council of Nicaea and the Council of Constantinople in There are breakthrough moments in the book.

What exactly were the controversies that gave rise to Nicaea? Retrieving the vision of those who gave shape to Nicaea in this way khwled, I am sure, bear much fruit and give great shape to Christian vision today.


Over the last few decades, scholars have dismantled this narrative. Anatolios’s treatment helps us to see antolios perennial importance of the key figures of the fourth and fifth centuries for all of our thought on this central mystery of the Christian faith.

As we attempt to carry on their work today, joining intelligently and generously in their debates is probably the best place for any of us to begin.

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What the reader learns along the journey is how we ought to take care with the challenge of speaking of the triune God in human speech and the numerous triggers for weak thinking on this important biblical doctrine. An important overall narrative of critical debates in Christian theology. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

It covers more territory than previously with chapters not only on Athanasius but also on the doctrinal background leading up to his work, and then continuing with substantial entries on Gregory of Nyssa and Augustine.

In Retrieving NicaeaKhaled Anatolios tells a more complicated story. He offers a rigorous historical account of Athanasius, Nyssa, and Augustine on the Trinity that is all of a piece with an assessment of the impact the teaching of these great Nicene theologians ought to have on the way we ourselves think about the Trinity.

He is the author of Retrieving Nicaea: Anatolios wends his way through the complexity of the debates of this period with clarity, to say nothing of his grasp of the personalities involved. On the far side of Anatolios’s nuanced, detailed account of the development of the Nicene consensus, future systematicians will have to grapple with a rather differently configured patristic inheritance: His ability to discern a deep coherence in an early theologian’s complete work brings new insights.