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Athanasius

Saint. ?296--373 ad, patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism. Feast day: May 2
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Both Athanasius and Jerome agreed that 22 books from the Hebrew writings should be included in the Christian Bible.
Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century German Jesuit and scientist, was both the Stephen Hawking of his time and a shameless huckster.
He discusses the Arian controversy and the "authentic" letters of Ignatius; God language in the Ignatian long recension: a christological profile; the Ignatian long recension in fourth-century christological context; Eusebius of Caesarea, Athanasius of Alexandria, and Ignatius of Antioch; and John Chrysostom: in defense of Ignatius.
Her sobbing grandmother was among those needing comfort at the St Mary and St Athanasius Church in Cairo.
Synopsis: "The Celebrated Museum of the Roman College of the Society of Jesus: A facsimile of the 1678 Amsterdam edition of Giorgio de Sepi's description of Athanasius Kircher's Museum", with a translation into English of the Latin text by Anastasi Callinicos and Daniel Hohr, annotated by Jane Stevenson, and edited, with an afterword, by Peter Davidson, is Athanasius Kircher's catalogue of the prodigious early museum (a Wunderkammer or cabinet of curiosities) which he assembled and arranged at the Roman College of the Society of Jesus was completed by his assistant Giorgio de Sepi for publication in 1678.
First, he calls attention to the trinitarian theology of Athanasius of Alexandria, who defended the divinity of Jesus at the time of the Arian heresy even at risk to his own life and liberty.
Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St., Reading, at 9 a.m.
There were times of crisis before this one, and in the third century Athanasius, who later became a saint, was excommunicated by local bishops for his views.
Christine Athanasius, prosecuting, told the court: "Due to the number of assaults, the nature of them, particularly in relation to the first complainant, the sentencing powers of the court are insufficient." d ts, on ed the " District judge Emma Arbuthnot granted the Australian bail and sent the case tocrown court.
I will begin to explore these questions by briefly outlining a theology of the Trinity that I find meaningful in this context: that of Athanasius. Then I will explore three theological developments of the classical tradition for an evolutionary and ecological context: a) The Word as attractor and the Spirit as the energy of love in evolutionary emergence; b) the costs of evolution and the divine passion of love; and c) the defencelessness of the humble God in creation.
Athanasius Ochieng', VMMC national programme manager.