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rhetoric of St. Hilary of Poitiers

Buttell, Mary Frances sister.

rhetoric of St. Hilary of Poitiers

by Buttell, Mary Frances sister.

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Published by The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hilary, Saint, Bishop of Poitiers, d. 367? -- Technique.,
  • Latin language, Postclassical -- Rhetoric.,
  • Latin language, Postclassical -- Figures of speech.,
  • Rhetoric, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sister Mary Frances Buttell.
    SeriesThe Catholic University of America. Patristic studies. Vol. XXXVIII
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR65.H76 B8 1934
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6298952M
    LC Control Number33036992
    OCLC/WorldCa3277953

    Chapter I.—The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers. St. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church. He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey. But there are other reasons. I’ve been reading St. Hilary of Poitiers book On the Trinity this week (buy it here). St. Hilary has been called “the Athanasius of the west.” He beautifully presents a case for the Trinity, the divinity of the Son, and the incarnation. Here are seven stunning quotes from .

    Like Athanasius, in fact, Hilary had to face persecution, since the Arian heretics, who denied the divinity of the Son, had the support of the Emperor Constantius. Moreover, Christianity had been a discovery to Hilary. Born into a wealthy, probably pagan, family, he had studied rhetoric, had taken a wife and had a daughter. At that point, Hilary tells us, he "chanced upon" the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures. When he read the verse where God tells Moses "I AM WHO I AM" (Exodus ), Hilary said, "I was frankly amazed at such a clear definition of God, which expressed the incomprehensible knowledge of the divine nature in words most suited to human intelligence." In the Psalms and the Prophets .

    Sr. Mary Frances Buttell, S.B.S. (Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for Indians and Colored People) The Rhetoric of St. Hilary of Poitiers Patristic Studies 38 (). Br. Albertus Mahoney, C.F.X. (Xaverian Brothers) Vergil in the Works of Prudentius Patristic Studies 39 (). A convert from Neoplatonism, Hilary was elected bishop of Poitiers (c. ).He was exiled (–) to Phrygia by the Roman emperor Constantius II for not condemning the leading opponent of Arianism, St. Athanasius the Great, at the Council of Béziers ().. While in Phrygia, he wrote De trinitate (The Trinity), the first work in Latin to deal with the issues of the .


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Manufacturer: Catholic University of America. Hilary of Poitiers (Latin: Hilarius; c. – c. ) was Bishop of Poitiers and a Doctor of the was sometimes referred to as the "Hammer of the Arians" (Malleus Arianorum) and the "Athanasius of the West", His name comes from the Latin word for happy or cheerful.

In addition to his important work as Bishop, Hilary was married and the father of Abra of Poitiers Born: c.Pictavium, Gaul (modern-day Poitiers. Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buttell, Mary Frances, sister.

Rhetoric of St. Hilary of Poitiers. Washington, D.C. St. Hilary of Poitiers - (ca. ), Bishop of Poitiers Hilary was bishop of Poitiers in west central France and was the leading orthodox Latin church father during the peak rhetoric of St.

Hilary of Poitiers book the Arian power. Hilary was born into a prominent pagan family of Poitiers and was educated in philosophy and rhetoric.5/5(1). Hilary was elected bishop of Poitiers around (when he was 35) and thereafter he and his wife lived apart in perpetual continence.

Soon after his consecration, he wrote a commentary on the Gospel of Saint Matthew, which, together with his commentaries on the Psalms, St. Jerome recommended for reading especially by virgins and the devout.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church.

He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey.

But there are other reasons for the comparative neglect into which he has fallen. "2 Hilary’s Use of Language and Rhetoric" published on 01 Jan by Brill.

St. Hilary confers Minor Orders upon St. Martin. January 13 is the optional memorial of St. Hilary, bishop of Poitiers in the 4th century. Pope Pius IX declared him a "Doctor of the Church," because of his heroic defense of the the Faith against Arians and other heretics. An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "St Hilary Of Poitiers Select Works". St Hilary of Poitiers Born at Poitiers of wealthy pagan parents, Hilary had a good secular education in rhetoric and philosophy, married early in life and had a daughter Afra.

His reading of the Scriptures, especially the Prologue to John’s Gospel brought him to. Saint Hilary of Poitiers, Patron St of the Catholic Church "When S. Hilary came to Poictiers he met a child dead, borne for to be buried, and the child was not baptized; which child by virtue of his prayer he raised to life, for he lay long in the dust in prayer, and when he arose out of his prayer the child arose from death to life.".

Hilary of Poitiers, conflicts of conscience and law in the fourth-century Church: "Against Valens and Ursacius", the extant fragments, together with his "Letter to the Emperor Constantius.

St Hilary of Poitiers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). Book I. The treatise begins with St. Hilary's own spiritual history, the events of which are displayed, no doubt, more logically and symmetrically in the narrative than they had occurred in the writer's experience.

He tells of the efforts of a pure and noble soul, impeded, so far as we hear, neither by unworthy desires nor by indifference, to find an adequate end and aim of life.

Hilary was bishop of Poitiers in west central France and was the leading orthodox Latin church father during the peak of the Arian power. Hilary was born into a prominent pagan family of Poitiers and was educated in philosophy and rhetoric. Three years after his conversion to Christianity (ca), he was elected bishop of his hometown by the.

In Physicalist Soteriology in Hilary of Poitiers, Ellen Scully presents Hilary as a representative of the “mystical” or “physical” trajectory of patristic soteriology most often associated with the Greek shows that Hilary’s physicalism is unique, both in its Latin non-Platonic provenance and its conceptual foundation, namely that the incarnation has salvific effects.

Therefore, St Hilary asks, at the end of his Treatise on the Trinity, to be able to remain ever faithful to the baptismal faith.

It is a feature of this book. Chapter IThe Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers. Chapter IIThe Theology of St. Hilary of Poitiers. Introduction to the Treatise De Synodis. On the Councils, or, The Faith of the Easterns.

Introduction to the De Trinitate. On the Trinity. Book I. When I was seeking an employment adequate to the powers of human life and righteous. Chapter IThe Life and Writings of St.

Hilary of Poitiers. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church. He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey.

St Hilary of Poitiers () is one of the less known Western doctors of the Church, but like many of his near contemporaries, he seems to have written extensive commentaries on the psalms, only a few of which unfortunately, have survived, and fewer yet, as far as I can discover, are readily available either in Latin or in translation.Dec - The Catholic University of America Press.

$ USD - Hardback. Post navigation.Among his contributions to Catholic life, St. Hilary stressed the importance of Trinitarian baptismal faith and combined strong faith and docile relations On Wednesday, 3 October [], during the General Audience in St.

Peter's Square, the Holy Father commented on the fourth-century Bishop, St. Hilary of Poitiers.