Saint Athanasius

The Father of Orthodoxy

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,487 / 68 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.8
LoC Categories: BR, CT
Downloads: 1,236
Added to site: 2009.01.07
mnybks.net#: 23054
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, Biography
Excerpt

ure was really a noble one, but there was much in him still of the pagan and the barbarian. Unfortunately for himself and for the world, he fell under the influence of Eusebius, Bishop of Nicomedia.

This man, who was said to have apostatized during the persecution of Maxentius and who had intruded himself, no one quite knew how, into the See of Nicomedia, had begun by winning the good graces of Constantia, the Emperor's sister. During the time when Constantia's husband, Licinius, was at war with her brother, Eusebius was his staunch friend, upholding him in his rebellion against the Emperor; but on the defeat of Licinius, the Bishop at once transferred his friendship to the conqueror, Constantine. Bishop Eusebius resembled Arius in his want of reverence and of honesty, and had taken Arius' side against the Patriarch, Alexander, praising openly the teaching of Arius and declaring that his only wish was that all men should share his opinions. He had even dared to write in Arius' favor to the Patriarch, d

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Saint Athanasius by Frances Alice Forbes - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Saint Athanasius by Frances Alice Forbes - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Saint Athanasius by Frances Alice Forbes - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Saint Athanasius by Frances Alice Forbes - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Saint Athanasius by Frances Alice Forbes - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Saint Athanasius by Frances Alice Forbes - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
Jerusalem
by Selma Lagerlof
The Bhagavad-Gita
by Anonymous
To My Younger Brethren
by Handley C.G. Moule
The Pilgrim's Progress
by John Bunyan
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg

See more popular titles from this genre.