Cyril of Alexandria (The Early Church Fathers) by Norman Russell

By Norman Russell

As a ruler of the church of Alexander and president of the 3rd Ecumenical Council of 431, Cyril used to be some of the most strong males of the 5th century. not just did he outline the concept that of christological orthodoxy for the subsequent centuries, yet he's additionally usually considered as an unscrupulous cleric who used to be answerable for the homicide of the feminine thinker Hypatia and for the overthrow of the archbishop Nestorius.
Cyril of Alexandria provides key decisions of Cyril's writings so that it will make his suggestion obtainable to scholars. The writings are all freshly translated and a longer advent outlines Cyril's existence and instances, his scholastic process, his christology, his ecclesiology, his eucharistic doctrine, his spirituality, and his impact at the Christian tradition.

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