Athanasius (2)

This concludes a short series on ancient church history. Athanasius had numerous and varied writings, but this paper will divide them into three categories: pre-Arian, anti-Arian, and other writings. Before the Arian controversy broke out over the empire, Athanasius wrote two works entitled Against the Gentiles and On the Incarnation. These two treatises mirror much … Continue reading Athanasius (2)

Athanasius (1)

This continues a short series on ancient church fathers. At the beginning of the fourth century, the post-Apostolic church had been tested in the fires of persecution, and by the blood of the martyrs the church had grown. But doctrinally she was still a babe. She had the testimony of martyrs; now she needed to … Continue reading Athanasius (1)