In this third and final talk on the Church Fathers, Fr. Nathan will explore the life and teachings of St. Athanasius of Alexandria. It will begin with an exploration of St. Athanasius’ upbringing and early ecclesiastical career in Alexandria and his famous tract, De Incarnatione. It will then explore St. Athanasius’ role at the Council of Nicaea and the beginnings of his life long struggle with the Arian heresy and its adherents. Finally, this talk will recount the long periods of exile that St. Athanasius suffered as bishop of Alexandria for his unwavering fidelity to the Church and her orthodox teachings.
“Encountering the Church Fathers, Part III: St. Athanasius of Alexandria” [audio https://swordsoftruth.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/athansius-contra.mp3] PDF Notes