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By Augustine Casiday

Evagrius Ponticus is looked by way of many students because the architect of the japanese heresy Origenism, as his theology corresponded to the debates that erupted in 399 and episodically thereafter, culminating within the moment Council of Constantinople in 553 advert. despite the fact that a few students now query this traditional interpretation of Evagrius' position within the Origenist controversies. Augustine Casiday units out to reconstruct Evagrius' theology in its personal phrases, releasing interpretation of his paintings from the popularity for heresy that beaten it, and learning his existence, writings and evolving legacy intimately. the 1st a part of this e-book discusses the transmission of Evagrius' writings, and offers a framework of his existence for realizing his writing and theology, while half strikes to a man-made learn of significant issues that emerge from his writings. This e-book should be a useful addition to scholarship on Christian theology, patristics, heresy and historic philosophy.

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