Athanasius

Biography of Athanasius of Alexandria by Robert Wheler Bush

Today’s free book is a biography of Athanasius of Alexandria, part of the Fathers for English Readers series, by Robert Wheler Bush. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

Robert Wheler Bush [1820-1908], St. Athanasius: His Life and Times. The Fathers for English Readers. London: SPCK, 1888. Hbk. pp.252. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  1. The Birthplace of Athanasius
  2. The Birth, Boyhood, and Yout of Athanasius
  3. Athanasius Appointed Secretary to Alexander
  4. Earlier Writings of Athanasius
  5. Arius the Heresiarch
  6. The Council of Nicea
  7. Athanasius made Archbishop of Alexandria
  8. A Time of Peace
  9. False Charges Against Athanasius
  10. Graver plots against Athanasius
  11. Athansius’s First Exile Passed at Theves
  12. Fresh Troubles on his Return to His See
  13. His Second Exile Spent at Rome
  14. Councils of Milan and Sardica
  15. Athanasius’s Second Restoration to his See
  16. Life and Work at Alexandria
  17. His Third Exile Spent in the Desert
  18. The Literary Harvest of his Third Exile
  19. His Third Restoration to his See
  20. His Fourth Exile by the Banks of the Nile
  21. His Fourth Restoration to his See
  22. His Fifth Brief Exile and Return
  23. The Closing Years of his Life
  24. His Character as a Man
  25. His Character as a Theologian
  • Appendix.—On Arianism and Semi-Arianism

Main image: Icon of Athanasius of Alexandria. Source: Wikipedia.

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