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Published: 04 May 2006

304 Pages | 1 map

ISBN: 9780199280131

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Marcellus of Ancyra and the Lost Years of the Arian Controversy 325-345

Sara Parvis

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • A long overdue rethinking of the role of Marcellus of Ancyra in the Arian/Nicene controversy
  • Argues, controversially, that Marcellus was viewed by his contemporaries not as a heretic but as an eminent theologian and Church leader
  • Proposes a new understanding of the crucial years followig the Council of Nicaea in 325