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Author King, Benjamin John.

Title Newman and the Alexandrian fathers : shaping doctrine in nineteenth-century England / Benjamin John King
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 289 pages)
Series Changing paradigms in historical and systematic theology
Changing paradigms in historical and systematic theology.
Contents Three views of doctrine : the phases of Newman's life -- The sources of The Arians of the fourth century (1831-3) -- Preaching and researching an Alexandrian christology (1834-40) -- Newman on the Trinity before and after Nicaea (1840-58) -- The Athanasius 'with whom I end' (1864-81) -- Conclusion
Summary John Henry (later Cardinal) Newman is generally known to have been devoted to reading the Church Fathers. In this volume, Benjamin King draws on archive as well as published material to explore how Newman interpreted specific Fathers at different periods of his life. King draws connections between the Alexandrian Fathers Newman was reading and the development of his thought. This analysis shows that it was events in Newman's life that changed his interpretation of the Fathers, notthe interpretation of the Fathers that caused Newman to change his life. King argues that Newman tailored his readi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-274) and index
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Subject Newman, John Henry, Saint, 1801-1890
SUBJECT Newman, John Henry, Saint, 1801-1890 fast
Subject Alexandrian school, Christian.
Dogma, Development of.
Theology, Doctrinal -- Historiography
Theology, Doctrinal -- England -- History -- 19th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- History.
Alexandrian school, Christian
Dogma, Development of
Theology, Doctrinal
Theology, Doctrinal -- Historiography
Alexandrijnse theologie.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191569616