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Deification in the Latin Patristic Tradition
edited by Jared Ortiz
Catholic University of America Press, 2019
eISBN: 978-0-8132-3143-3 | Cloth: 978-0-8132-3142-6
Library of Congress Classification BT767.8.D45 2019
Dewey Decimal Classification 234

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
It has become a commonplace to say that the Latin Fathers did not really hold a doctrine of deification. Indeed, it is often asserted that Western theologians have neglected this teaching, that their occasional references to it are borrowed from the Greeks, and that the Latins have generally reduced the rich biblical and Greek Patristic understanding of salvation to a narrow view of redemption. The essays in this volume challenge this common interpretation by exploring, often for the first time, the role this doctrine plays in a range of Latin Patristic authors.
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