Cyril of Alexandria

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Cyril of Alexandria

Saint. ?375--444 ad, Christian theologian and patriarch of Alexandria. Feast day: June 27 or June 9
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For example, here is an edited excerpt from a letter that the great theologian of Antioch, Theodoret, wrote upon hearing of the death of St. Cyril of Alexandria: "At last and with difficulty the villain is gone.
McGuckin, St. Cyril of Alexandria: The Christological Controversy: Its History, Theology, and Texts (Leiden: Brill, 1995) 190; see also Robert Wilken, "Exegesis and the History of Theology: Reflections on the Adam-Christ Typology in Cyril of Alexandria," Church History 35 (1966) 140.
(7) The best account in English of the technical language of the controversy can be found in McGuckin, St. Cyril of Alexandria: The Christological Controversy, esp.
English trans., McGuckin, St. Cyril of Alexandria 245-61.