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    DescriptionCombining historical and theological analysis, Christopher Beeley offers a new contextualized reading of early church fathers - among them Origen of Alexandria, Gregory of Nazianzus, Augustine of Hippo, and Cyril of Alexandria - and reexamines their ultimate contribution to the development of Christianity. Focusing particularly on the question of how Christ can be both human and divine, he traces how different patristic theologians and church councils constructed the idea of an authoritative theological tradition. In doing so, he seeks to explain how during the "golden age" of early Christianity the seeds were sown for Christianity's fragmentation into rival churches, and ultimately for the Great Schism between Eastern and Western Christendom.


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    Title
    The Unity of Christ
    Subtitle
    Continuity and Conflict in Patristic Tradition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher A. Beeley
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 717 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780300178623
    ISBN 10: 030017862X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC1, HRAX
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    Libri: I-RL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    DC22: 273.1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL067040
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: REL067080, REL108020
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 273/.1
    LC classification: BR67 .B377 2012
    DC23: 273.1
    Publisher
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    30 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Author Information
    Christopher Beeley is Walter H. Gray Associate Professor of Anglican Studies and Patristics at Yale Divinity School. He is the author of Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light, which won the 2010 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise.
    Review quote
    "Significant . . . an important work."--John Gavin, "Theological Studies"--John Gavin "Theological Studies "