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Christ as Mediator: A Study of the Theologies of Eusebius of Caesarea, Marcellus of Ancyra, and Athanasius of Alexandria

Jon M. Robertson

Abstract

This book presents a detailed study of the theological concept (divine mediation) that was central to the Christological controversy of the early 4th century. The subject of this study is the access to God provided through the divine Word, as seen in the theologies of Eusebius of Caesarea, Marcellus of Ancyra, and Athanasius of Alexandria during the early years of the ‘Arian’ controversy. By analysing the views of three participants at the Council of Nicaea (325), this book demonstrates the variety of perspectives in a way that questions popular approaches to the period that see the controvers ... More

Keywords: divine mediation, God, divine Word, Eusebius of Caesarea, Marcellus of Ancyra, Athanasius of Alexandria, Council of Nicaea, Arian controversy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199212606
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212606.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jon M. Robertson, author
Formerly Professor of Theology at the Seminario de las Iglesias del Pacto Evangélico del Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador

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