Severus of Antioch
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Severus of Antioch by Pauline Allen
Book DescriptionIn the first book to be devoted exclusively to Severus, well-known author in the field, Pauline Allen, focuses on a fascinating figure who is seen simultaneously as both a saint and a heretic. Part of our popular Early Church Fathers series, this volume translates a key selection of Severus' writings which survived in many other languages. Shedding light on his key opposition to the Council of Chalcedon and rehabilitates his reputation as a key figure of late antiquity, is examines his his life and times, thinking, homiletic abilities and his pastoral concerns. Severus was patriarch of Antioch on the Orontes in Syria from 512-518. Though he is venerated as an important saint in the Old Oriental Christian tradition, he has mostly been regarded as a heretic elsewhere; and as his works were condemned by imperial edict in 536, very little has survived in the original Greek.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415234023
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Pauline Allen
Pauline Allen is Professor and Director of the Centre for Early Christian Studies, Australian Catholic University. C.T.R. Hayward is Professor of Hebrew, Dept of Theology, University of Durham.
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