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Marcellus of Ancyra and the Lost Years of the Arian Controversy 325-345
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Marcellus of Ancyra and the Lost Years of the Arian Controversy 325-345

Sara Parvis


In the recent explosion of scholarship on the Arian controversy, the years immediately after Nicaea have been comparatively neglected. This is partly because the prevailing view in the English-speaking world is that either there was no real theological controversy at all during the years 325-345, merely a general distaste for the activities of Athanasius of Alexandria, or that there was a general fear throughout the East of the theology of Marcellus of Ancyra, uniting Eastern bishops against him. This book argues that neither of these positions can be sustained on the basis of the available ev ... More

Keywords: Marcellus of Ancyra, Arian controversy, Nicaea, Serdica, Athanasius of Alexandria, Eustathius of Antioch, Eusebius of Nicomedia, council

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Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199280131
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199280134.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sara Parvis, author
Lecturer in Patristics, University of Edinburgh
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