St. Athanasius love

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  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)

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  • The Fathers such as St. Athanasius, when speaking of non-existence speak of a "relative" non-existence, a moving towards non-existence.

    Glory to God for All Things

  • Roum), by name St. Athanasius, in Rome the Greatest [5] (or Greater, utsma, fem. of aatsem, qu re Constantinople?) on the seven-and-twentieth of the month Shubat (February) of the year one thousand seven hundred fourscore and seven, [he being] then teacher of the Arabic tongue in the Library of the Sultan, King of France, at Paris the Greatest. "

    Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp

  • Also, I consider that, gradually and in the course of ages, Catholic inquiry has taken certain definite shapes, and has thrown itself into the form of a science, with a method and a phraseology of its own, under the intellectual handling of great minds, such as St. Athanasius, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas; and I feel no temptation at all to break in pieces the great legacy of thought thus committed to us for these latter days.

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua

  • a phraseology of its own, under the intellectual handling of great minds, such as St. Athanasius, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas; and

    Apologia pro Vita Sua

  • He gives a commentary and thinks he can perceive in it elements of the "noble accents ... aspirations of many Doctors, such as St. Athanasius,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • We are called to value matter itself, not use it for our own pleasures alone, as St. Athanasius proclaims when he says that we honor material substance because it is through matter that Jesus was incarnate, thereby redeeming the material universe, and through the material substance of the cross that he catches us out from the snares of death, redeeming the entire world, even creation, through his sacrificial death.

    Eric Simpson: The Meek Are Reconciled With The Earth: The Basis Of Christian Ecology

  • We are called to value matter itself, not use it for our own pleasures alone, as St. Athanasius proclaims when he says that we honor material substance because it is through matter that Jesus was incarnate, thereby redeeming the material universe, and through the material substance of the cross that he catches us out from the snares of death, redeeming the entire world, even creation, through his sacrificial death.

    Eric Simpson: The Meek Are Reconciled With The Earth: The Basis Of Christian Ecology

  • Did St. Athanasius look for precedents, or did he do his duty as he saw it, like any man of God should, and must?

    Motu Proprio "Ecclesiae Unitatem" - in English

  • There have been failed Councils in history, just as a Pope has excommunicated a future Saint St. Athanasius.

    CONFIRMED

  • The way of Council and a rough and ready counciliar spirit was the order of the day much like the council of Jerusalem where singular and important decisions were debated, vix., Paul's argument with Peter, or St. Athanasius slapping a Arianist bishop at that council.

    The return of the Sedia Gestatoria?

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