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Of or relating to Athanasius.
A follower of Athanasius, especially in opposition to Arianism.
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Those green boughs, the hymn and anthem never heard but at Christmas-- even the Athanasian Creed, which was discriminated from the others only as being longer and of exceptional virtue, since it was only read on rare occasions--brought a vague exulting sense, for which the grown men could as little have found words as the children, that something great and mysterious had been done for them in heaven above and in earth below, which they were appropriating by their presence.
Minchin for his part liked to keep the mental windows open and objected to fixed limits; if the Unitarian brewer jested about the Athanasian Creed, Dr.
Her view of the relation of God and the world is akin to the profoundly Athanasian, trinitarian view of Denis Edwards (Partaking of God: Trinity, Evolution, and Ecology [2014]).
In theological seminaries as well the Definition of Chalcedon and the Athanasian Creed (Quicunque) are used in teaching.
Within that philosophical context, the Athanasian position, says Thomsen, was rightly affirmed as orthodox.
The Harrowing of Hell is a doctrine in Christian theology referenced in the Apostles' Creed and the Athanasian Creed (Quicumque vult), which states that Jesus 'descended into Hell'" (140).
Those proposals contained no insistence on the episcopacy or on the need for a priest to conduct Holy Communion, no mention of confirmation or absolution, which he termed sacraments, or of the Athanasian Creed specifically.
There are four extant manuscripts of a 14th-century anonymous interlinear Latin-to-Middle English glossed prose translation of the Book of Psalms, 11 canticles, and the Athanasian Creed.
12) After drawing the conclusion, from his catalogue of ancient texts relating to the Trinity and the Incarnation, that "the testimonies for Arianism were vastly superior in Number, Plainness, and Antiquity, to those which are commonly suppos'd to be for the Athanasian Doctrine," Whiston decided to invite the scholarly clergy of his day to examine his papers.
As understood by the Christian theological tradition in the Athanasian and Chalcedonian creeds, the dual nature of Jesus Christ is what bridges the chasm between the divine and the human.
the Chalcedonian Definition (451) and the so-called Athanasian Creed (ca.
Thus, in the eyes of the Dissenters, Catholicism, the branch of Christianity that "denied to the laity the use of the bible," (20) had installed itself in the early versions of the text; Anglicanism had been at best tolerant of such additions and at worst eager to imitate the Catholic example of excessive elaboration of doctrines that Dissenters found suspect (such as the Nicene and Athanasian Creeds that required belief in the Trinity).