Select Treatises of S. Athanasius in Controversy with the Arians Volume 1

Select Treatises of S. Athanasius in Controversy with the Arians Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... was not imposed upon Ursacius and Valens, A.D. 349. by Pope Julius; nor in the Council of Aquileia in 381, was it offered by St. Ambrose to Palladius and Secundianus. S. Jerome's account of the apology made by the Fathers of Ariminum is of the same kind. "We thought," they said, " the sense corresponded to the words, nor in the Church of God, where there is simplicity, and a pure confes-sion, did we fear that one thing would be concealed in the heart, another uttered by the lips. We were deceived by our good opinion of the bad." ad Lucif. 19. 158 Letter of Constantius to the Council of Ariminum. Cottnc. A Him. Postscript. AND Seleu. 28. After I had written my account of the Councill, I had 55-information that the most irreligious Constantius had sent note h.' Letters to the Bishops remaining in Ariminum; and I have P-90i taken pains to get copies of them from true brethren and to send them to you, and also what the Bishops answered; that you may know the irreligious craft of the Emperor, and the firm and unswerving purpose of the Bishops towards the truth. Interpretation of the Letterv. Constantius, Victorious and Triumphant, Augustus, to all Bishops who are assembled at Ariminum. That the divine and adorable Law is our chief care, your excellencies are not ignorant; but as yet we have been unable to receive the twenty Bishops sent by your wisdom, and charged with the legation from you, for we are pressed by a necessary expedition against the Barbarians; and as ye know, it beseems to have the soul clear from every care, when one handles the matters of the Divine Law. Therefore we have ordered the Bishops to await our return at Adrianople; that, when all public affairs are wellarranged, then at length we may hear more

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  • English
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