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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De Trinitate On the Trinity. Warden of the Society of St. In orHilary was finally able to return home from exile and immediately resumed pastoral activity in his Church, but the influence of his magisterium extended in fact far beyond its boundaries.

Ever adamant in opposing the radical Arians, St. This is the first Latin commentary on Matthew to have survived in its entirety. About Hilary of Poitiers. These include the Liber II ad Constantium imperatoremthe Liber in Constantium inperatoremContra Arianos vel Auxentium Mediolanensem liberand the various documents relating to the Arian controversy in Fragmenta historica. In nothing can be found to be lacking so great a fullness, in which the immensity in the Eternal One, the revelation in the Image, joy in the Gift, converge in the Father, in the Son and in the Holy Spirit” De Trinitate 2, 1.

Catholicism portal Book Category. Gentleness and a strong faith A synod celebrated in Paris in or borrows the language of the Council of Nicea. For instance, it is true that where the unity of nature is proclaimed the agreement of will cannot be denied; but in order to set aside that unity which follows from the birth, they profess merely a relationship of mutual harmony. Recent research has distinguished between Hilary’s thought before his period of exile in Phrygia under Constantius and the quality of his later major works.


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Pequeniosaltamontes added it Jan 17, About the same time, Hilary wrote to Emperor Constantius II a remonstrance against the persecutions by which the Arians had sought to piitiers their opponents Ad Constantium Augustum liber primusof which the most probable date is Thanks for telling us about the problem.

In the last years of his life he also composed the Treatises on the Psalmsa commentary on 58 Psalms interpreted according to the principle highlighted in the introduction to the work: While in Phrygia, however, he continued to govern his diocese, as well as writing two of the most important of his contributions to dogmatic and polemical trinitt This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat The doctrine of the Hilar goes back to the earliest traditions in the church.


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

In the past, when this date was occupied by the Octave Day of the Epiphanyhis feast day was moved to 14 January. We reviewed, although not exhaustively, yet enough to make our meaning clear, the sayings of our Lord and the Apostles, which teach the inseparable nature and power of the Father and the Son; and we came to the passage in the teaching of the Apostle, where he says, Take heed lest there shall be any one that leadeth you astray through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ; for in Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily [].

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Several ancient authors believe that this anti-Arian turning point of the Gaul episcopate was largely due to the fortitude and docility of the Bishop of Poitiers. He impeached Auxentiusbishop of Milana man high in the imperial favour, as heterodox.

Kindle Editionpages. Ancient sources say that he was born in Poitiers, probably in about the year A. In the Roman calendar of saints, Hilary’s feast day is on 13 January, 14 January in the pre form of the hilart.


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Hilary of Poitiers

Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: By Ateneo Pontificio “Regina Apostolorum”. Because Augustine cites part of the commentary on Romans as by “Sanctus Hilarius” it has been ascribed by various critics at different times to almost every known Hilary. This name admits no compromise, as if God were father in some aspects and not in others” ibid.

Michael Hayden is currently trinjty it Sep 24, 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. In De TrinitateHilary writes: Svigel is currently reading it Sep 01, According to JeromeHilary died in Poitiers in Health care Schools Universities.

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. Baltimore, MD Subscriptions: The third surviving exegetical writing by Hilary is the Tractatus mysteriorumpreserved in a single manuscript first published in Give us that wisdom of always being humble before You and before others, so that we may imitate Your Son, who humbled Himself by taking on our human condition in all except sin, who lives and reigns with You in the unity of the Holy Spirit for ever and ever, Amen.

Morrison rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Hilary spent nearly four years in exile, although the reasons for this banishment remain obscure.