Athanasius of Alexandria

Contra Gentes

Read by Jonathan Lange

Contra Gentes is the first of a two volume work published by Athanasius of Alexandria prior to the outbreak of the Arian controversy (ca. 31…

The Life of Anthony

Read by Matthew James Gray

Anthony (251-356CE) lived in Egypt, and became one of the fathers of Christian desert monasticism. When he was about 18 years old, and havin…

Four Discourses Against The Arians

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In spite of Nicea's condemnation of Arius in 325, Arianism was far from dead. For decades after Nicea, political intrigue and personality cl…

The Life of Anthony (Version 2)

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The Life Of St. Anthony the Great.

On the Incarnation

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This treatise and that which in the editions of Athanasius immediately precedes it, the contra Gentes, were often counted as two parts of a …

The Early Church Collection Volume 2

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This collection begins with Augustine's response to the charge that Christians, unlike anyone else in the world, believe in things that cann…

Coffee Break Collection 002 - Faith

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This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) works in English suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Th…

The Early Church Collection Volume 4

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This volume of the Early Church collection begins with Gregory of Nyssa's defense of the divinity of the Holy Spirit and Eusebius' account o…

Later Treatises of Saint Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria

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The times, for which God raised up Saint Athanasius, have, in many respects, a counterpart in our own. There is, now too, earnest, ever-enla…

Defence of the Nicene Definition

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“This letter must have been written in the interval between the return of Athanasius in 346 and his flight in 356...It is written in answer …