Against Eunomius: St. Basil the Great: Works and legacy: Against Eunomius defends the deity of the Son against an extreme Arian thinker, and On the Holy Spirit. Book Review / Against Eunomius. Against Eunomius. St. Basil of Caesarea. Translated by Mark DelCogliano and Andrew Radde-Gallwitz. Washington, D.C.: . The bulk of this chapter deals with the issue of divine relationality in the two treatises mentioned in the chapter title. As corollaries to this, I also study what I call.

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Against Eunomius and the Refutation of the Confession of Faith of Eunomius

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. That man is a likeness of the Divine sovereignty.

Lastly he displays at length the folly of Eunomius, who at times speaks of the Holy Spirit as created, and as the fairest work of the Son, and at other times confesses, by the operations attributed to Him, that He is God, and thus ends the book. Lucian Turcescu Contributor Webpage Publisher: He proceeds again to discuss the impassibility of the Lord’s generation; and the folly of Eunomius, who says that the generated essence involves the appellation of Son, and again, forgetting this, denies the relation of the Son to the Father: Search my Subject Specializations: Angel Vivero marked it as to-read Jun 01, They attempted to establish Christian philosophy as superior to Greek philosophy.


Aldo added it Apr 30, He who asserts that the Father is ‘prior’ to the Son with any thought of an interval must perforce allow that even the Father is not without beginning.

He falsely imagines that we can have an unalterable series of harmonious natures existing side by side. Michael Jones is currently reading it May 11, He further shows the operations of God to be expressed by human illustrations; for what hands and feet and the other parts of the body with which men work are, that, in the case of God, the will alone is, in place of these.

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Against Eunomius and the Refutation of the Confession of Faith of Eunomius – Oxford Scholarship

Victoria marked it as to-read May 16, Greek Words and Phrases. University Press Scholarship Online.

Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: He offers no demonstration that it is so. The ninth book againzt that Eunomius’ account of the Nature of God is, up to a certain point, well stated.

He was a younger brother of Basil the Great and a good friend of Gregory Nazianzus.

After much discourse concerning the actually existent, and ungenerate eunpmius good, and upon the consubstantiality of the heavenly powers, showing the uncharted character of their essence, yet the difference of their ranks, he ends the book. A brief examination of the construction of our bodies from a medical point of view.


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His General Character as a Theologian. To ask other readers questions about Against Eunomiusplease sign up. To Eustathia, Ambrosia, and Basilissa. Laura marked it as to-read Jan 07, Jason F marked it as to-read Dec 28, His acknowledgment that the Divine Being is ‘single’ is only verbal.

Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Ivan Lau marked it as to-read Apr 04, Thereafter he discusses the divergence of names and of things, speaking, of that which is ungenerate as without a cause, and of that which is non-existent, as the Scindapsus, Minotaur, Blityri, Cyclops, Scylla, which never were generated at all, and shows that things which are essentially different, are afainst destructive, as fire of water, and the rest in their several relations.

Answer to Eunomius’ Second Book. A passing repetition of the teaching of the Church.