Severus of Antioch (The Early Church Fathers) by Pauline Allen

By Pauline Allen

In the 1st e-book to be dedicated completely to Severus, famous writer within the box, Pauline Allen, specializes in a desirable determine who's visible concurrently as either a saint and a heretic.

Part of our well known Early Church Fathers sequence, this quantity interprets a key choice of Severus' writings which survived in lots of different languages. laying off gentle on his key competition to the Council of Chalcedon and rehabilitates his acceptance as a key determine of past due antiquity, is examines his his existence and instances, considering, homiletic skills and his pastoral concerns.

Severus used to be patriarch of Antioch at the Orontes in Syria from 512-518. although he's commemorated as an incredible saint within the previous Oriental Christian culture, he has regularly been considered as a heretic in other places; and as his works have been condemned through imperial edict in 536, little or no has survived within the unique Greek.

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