Hilary of Poitiers


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Hilary of Poitiers

Saint. ?315--?367 ad, French bishop, an opponent of Arianism. Feast day: Jan. 13 or 14
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University of Notre Dame, 2004); and Mark Weedman, The Trinitarian Theology of Hilary of Poitiers (Leiden: Brill, 2007, forthcoming).
See Carl Beckwith, "The Condemnation and Exile of Hilary of Poitiers at the Synod of Beziers (356 C.
Williams, "The Anti-Arian Campaigns of Hilary of Poitiers and the 'Liber contra Auxentium,'" Church History 61:1 (1992): 7-22.
I begin this discussion by examining the evidence of Hilary of Poitiers.
For an examination of Hilary's trinitarian thought both before and after his exile, see Mark Weedman, The Trinitarian Theology of Hilary of Poitiers (Leiden: Brill, 2007).
Meijering, Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity (Leiden, 1982); P.
Baldwin will cover Hilary of Poitiers, Ambrose, Jerome and Augustine in individual articles and, in two additional articles, a mixture of "lesser" writers and theologians.
s book is its attempt to draw attention to little-known defenders of Nicaea who preceded Ambrose: Hilary of Poitiers and Eusebius of Vercelli.
He discusses Irenaeus, Melito of Sardis, Clement of Alexandria, Athanasius, Hilary of Poitiers, the apologist Athenagoras, and early Christian biblical interpretation in general, as well as Greek conceptions of space and the Incarnation in relation to ancient notions of space.
The most original essay is that on Hilary of Poitiers.