Athanasius


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Ath·a·na·sius

 (ăth′ə-nā′shəs), Saint Known as "the Great." ad 293?-373.
Greek patriarch of Alexandria and leading defender of Christian orthodoxy against Arianism.

Athanasius

(ˌæθəˈneɪʃəs)
n
(Biography) Saint. ?296–373 ad, patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism. Feast day: May 2
ˌAthaˈnasian adj

Ath•a•na•sius

(ˌæθ əˈneɪ ʃəs)

n.
Saint, A.D. 296?–373, bishop of Alexandria: opponent of Arianism.
Ath`a•na′sian (-ʒən) adj.
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So urgent a message had not been issued within the memory of old lay-brother Athanasius, who had cleaned the Abbey knocker since the year after the Battle of Bannockburn.
Sleepy old brother Athanasius, at the porter's cell, had a fleeting vision of twinkling feet and flying skirts; but before he had time to rub his eyes the recreant had passed the lodge, and was speeding as fast as his sandals could patter along the Lyndhurst Road.
Athanasius of Alexandria, an earlier work that contributed to the conversion of St.
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.
Pope Tawadros stressed the historical relations between the two churches explaining that it combines the two churches since Pope Athanasius ordained Bishop Aboune Salama to Ethiopia in the early nineteenth century.
An "experiment" is not how either Eusebius or Athanasius regarded what was happening in the East after 324.
If they won the Fletchrose PS10,000 building makeover (on offer to the group which collects the most tokens), they would put it towards the work being undertaken to replace the electrics at St Athanasius Church on Fountains Road, Kirkdale, where they meet every Wednesday.
Prosecutor Christine Athanasius 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.
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.
The first list of exactly the 27 books that would come to be our New Testament does not occur until 367, when Athanasius of Alexandria made reading recommendations to Christians under his pastoral care in Egypt.
For his part, Metropolitan of Lady Church for Rome Orthodox in Tartous, bishop Athanasius Fahd said that the message of Tartous is represented by spreading tolerance and peace, imploring to God to protect all Syrians and restore the kidnapped to their families.
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.