Hilary of Poitiers, (AD – AD) is one of the more obscure fathers as he gets very little mention from the other fathers of this period. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus by Philip Schaff. NPNF The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers. De Trinitate or On the Trinity. Hilary of Poitiers was Bishop of Poitiers and is a Doctor of the Church. He was sometimes .. Carl Beckwith, Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate (New York and Oxford, ). This article incorporates text from a.
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The Ordination of Saint Hilary.
To view more books in our catalog, visit us at fig-books. Christian Literature Publishing Co. University Press Scholarship Online. JennanneJ poitiwrs it as to-read Jan 04, I would like to end today’s Catechesis with one of these prayers, which thus becomes our prayer: Preview — On the Trinity by Hilary of Poitiers. Kailee Benevento marked it as to-read Oct 28, Retrieved from ” https: For this reason the Son is fully God without any gaps or diminishment.
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I was never really in doubt that my understanding of the Trinity was orthodox, but I still wanted to know how the Fathers explained it.
Scholars have long recognized the presence of these two treatises in Hilary’s De Trinitate but have been unable to settle the questions of when and why Hilary did this.
Augustine of Hippo called him “the illustrious doctor of the churches”, and his works continued to be highly influential in later centuries.
In the years of his exile, Hilary also wrote the Book of Synod s in which, for his brother Bishops of Gaul, he reproduced confessions of faith and commented on them and on other documents of synods which met in the East in about the middle of the fourth century. Hilary also attended several synods during his time in exile, including the council at Seleucia which saw the triumph of the homoion party and the forbidding of all discussion of the divine substance.
He himself tells us of a quest poiriers the truth which led him little by little to recognize God the Creator and the incarnate God who died to give us eternal life.
The Father and the Son are of the same nature. This book is really good. The doctrine of the co-equal Trinity has been the orthodox view since the time of the Nicene Fathers. If I take my wings early in the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea yilary there also shall thy hand lead me and thy right hand shall hold me.
Warden of the Society of St. Health care Schools Universities. Published in by Philip Schaff, New York: De Trinitate On the Trinity. Douglas Gates rated it it was amazing Jul 17, My mind, intent on the study of truth, took delight in these most pious te about God.
In assuming our human nature, he has united himself with every man, “he has become the flesh of us all” Tractatus super Psalmos 54, 9 ; “he tool on himself the nature of all flesh and through it became true life, he has in himself the root of every poitires shoot” ibid.
About the same time, Hilary wrote to Emperor Constantius II a remonstrance against the persecutions by which the Arians had sought to crush their opponents Ad Constantium Augustum liber primusof which the most probable date is While in Phrygia, however, he continued to govern his diocese, as well as writing two of the most important of his contributions to dogmatic and polemical theology: Hilary died in Thus, a number of synods in Gaul condemneded the creed promulgated at Council of Ariminium Upon returning home, Hilary inpublished the Contra Arianos vel Auxentium Mediolanensem liber, describing his unsuccessful efforts against Auxentius.
This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat InHilary extended his efforts once hilayr beyond Gaul.