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Published: 15 January 2009

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780199551644

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Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity

From De Fide to De Trinitate

Carl Beckwith

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • New hypothesis on the genesis of De Trinitate, arguing that Hilary actively attempted to conceal revisions to the early books of his treatise to give the impression of a unified work on the Trinity.
  • Situates Hilary's work clearly in both its historical and theological contexts
  • Offers a fresh close reading of the text of De Trinitate