Athanasian


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Ath·a·na·sian

 (ăth′ə-nā′zhən)
adj.
Of or relating to Athanasius.
n.
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.
66) For example, reference to the underworld (hades) appears in the Apostles' (The Received Form) and Athanasian Creeds; the de novo creation of Adam is found in the Councils of Carthage and Trent and the Augsburg and Westminster Confessions.
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.
The earliest complete English prose Psalter, together with eleven canticles and a translation of the Athanasian creed (Early English Text Society Original Series 97).
Within that philosophical context, the Athanasian position, says Thomsen, was rightly affirmed as orthodox.
1924), Jews and Christians in Egypt: The Jewish Troubles in Alexandria and the Athanasian Controversy, Illustrated by Texts from Greek Papyri, Oxford.
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).
Schwab JH, Antonescu CR, Athanasian EA, Boland PJ, Healey JH, Morris CD.
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.
To other Darwinians--except Darwin--Natural Selection seemed a dogma to be put in the place of the Athanasian creed; it was a form of religious hope; a promise of ultimate perfection.