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The human factor : "deification" as transformation in the theology of Hilary of Poitiers / by Janet Sidaway.

Sidaway, Janet [Browse]
  • Leuven : Peeters, 2016.
  • copyright 2016
155 pages ; 24 cm.
  • International Conference on Patristic Studies. Studia patristica. Supplement ; 6. [More in this series]
  • Studia Patristica. Supplement ; 6
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Hilary's life - Historical Reality and Literary Rhetoric -- The reality -- The literary rhetoric -- The importance of being a bishop -- 2. Theological Controversies in the Context of Gaul in the Fourth Century -- The Gaul of Hilary's childhood -- The theological controversies -- Ecclesiastical politics 350-361 -- The significance for Hilary -- 3. Hilary's Theological Heritage -- What Hilary learnt as a catechumen -- Western predecessors -- Western contemporaries -- The influence of exile and of Athanasius -- 4. De trinitate as the Embodiment of the Human's Journey to Perfection -- Structure and composition -- Rhetoric and vocabulary -- Imagery -- The contrast with pre-exile In Matthaeum and post-exile Tractatus super psalmos -- 5. 'Becoming God' by Becoming Perfect - Anthropophany in De trinitate -- Hilary's Christology -- Hilary's anthropology -- The development from In Matthaeum to De trinitate -- 6. 'Deification' at the Eschaton - The Significance of De trinitate Book XI -- Book XI as a microcosm of Hilary's method in De trinitate -- How Hilary develops the argument -- Christ as the 'perfect man' -- Christ as our brother -- An original interpretation of 1Cor. 15:24-8? -- Subiectio as 'the sacrament of the dispensation' -- Transfiguration as anthropophany -- God is 'ail in all' through our transformation -- The sources of Hilary's ideas on ̀becoming God' -- The significance of Book XI -- 7. Hilary's Immediate Influence and his Significance Today -- Hilary's immediate influence -- Subsequent interest in Hilary -- Hilary in the lens of modern scholarship: the East/West divide -- Comparison with Dante's Divine Comedy -- Hilary's relevance to Transformation Theology.
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