Hilary of Poitiers, (AD – AD) is one of the more obscure fathers as he gets very little mention from the other fathers of this period. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus by Philip Schaff. NPNF The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers. De Trinitate or On the Trinity. Hilary of Poitiers was Bishop of Poitiers and is a Doctor of the Church. He was sometimes .. Carl Beckwith, Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate (New York and Oxford, ). This article incorporates text from a.

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Malleus Arianorum and the ” Athanasius of the West.

Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate – Oxford Scholarship

Want to Read saving…. In the Roman calendar of saints, Hilary’s feast day is on 13 January, 14 January in the pre form of the calendar. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. About the same time, Hilary wrote hilzry Emperor Constantius II a remonstrance against the persecutions by which the Arians had sought to crush their opponents Ad Constantium Augustum liber primus triniity, of which the most probable date is Military saints Virtuous pagan.

Writings of Hilary of Poitiers. On the Trinity or De Trinitate

Katlyn marked it as to-read Jul 22, I would like to end today’s Catechesis with one of these prayers, which thus becomes our prayer:. Hilary was born at Poitiers either at the end of the 3rd or beginning of the 4th century A.

Hilary’s symbol came to be three books and a quill pen. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hilaire de Poitiers. Criticism of the Catholic Church Anti-Catholicism.

St. Hilary of Poitiers, The Trinity, 1, 6.

Advanced Information Translated by The Rev. Doctors of the Catholic Church. To the Arians he insisted on the truth of the names of Father and Son, and developed his entire Trinitarian theology based on the formula of Baptism given to us by the Lord himself: Those who love are not envious and the one who is the Father is so in his totality. Michael Locklear fhe it as to-read Jul 14, Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Many of the Antenicene Fathers held to an unequal economic Trinity; meaning, the Son was less than the Father and the Holy Spirit was less than the Son.


Alexandria suppressed in Antioch suppressed in Constantinople suppressed in West Indies vacant from Aquileia suppressed in Grado transferred to Venice in These revisions and textual alterations have never before been acknowledged in the scholarship on De Trinitate. Through the Mystery of the birth hilzry Son’s power is the power of the Father, His authority the Father’s authority, His nature the Father’s nature.

He was sometimes referred to as the “Hammer of the Arians ” Latin: Some consider Hilary as the first Latin Christian hymn writer, because Jerome said Hilary produced a liber hymnorum. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints I am currently reading Augustine’s work on the Trinity as well.

View all 42 comments. Rose added it Jul 01, He decided to incorporate his two earlier works, De Fide and Adversus Arianos, into this project. When this council ratified the decisions of Ariminum and Seleucia, Hilary responded with the bitter In Constantiumwhich attacked the Emperor Constantius as Antichrist and persecutor of orthodox Christians.


Christian Literature Publishing Ob. Jonathan Platter marked it as to-read May 05, Pequeniosaltamontes added it Jan 17, We have no reliable information on most of Hilary’s life. And one alone is Our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom all things exist cf. Thus, He Himself with His whole being contains all things that are within Him and outside of Him, nor is He, the infinite One, separated from all things nor are all things not present within Him who is infinite.


His optional memorial in the General Roman Calendar is 13 January. Among his contributions to Catholic life, St.

Open Preview See a Problem? He also at times is quoting the arguments from the Arians so if you are not careful you may think he is agreeing with their heresy. Morrison rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Hilary asks, at the end of his Treatise on the Trinity, to be able to remain ever faithful to the baptismal faith.

Baltimore, MD Subscriptions: Scholars have long recognized the presence of these two treatises in Hilary’s De Trinitate but have been unable to settle the questions of when and why Hilary did this. Not daring to deny the words themselves, these false teachers, in the mask of religion, corrupt the sense of the words. On returning to his diocese inHilary spent most of the first two or three years poitieers to persuade the local clergy that the tje confession was merely a cover for traditional Arian subordinationism.

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Venantius Fortunatus wrote a vita of Hilary bybut few now consider it reliable. He saw in all the Psalms this transparency of the mystery of Christ and of his Body which is the Church. This book is really good. He himself tells us trinitu a quest for the truth which led him little by little to recognize God the Creator and the incarnate God who died to give us eternal life.