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Cyril of Jerusalem

1st Edition

By E.J. Yarnold S.J.


240 pages

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pub: 2000-09-28
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Cyril was bishop in Jerusalem from c350-351 AD until 386 AD. His writings are an important source for the history of early Christian doctrine. This book provides full English translations, with explanatory commentary, of his most important works. The introduction covers Cyril's life; his historical and archaeological context; his theology; and contemporary doctrine and practice. This will be essential reading for students and scholars of patristics, and those studying the history of the early Church and late antiquity.


'One of the greatest strengths of the series The Early Church Fathers is the provision of readily accessible translations of key patristic texts. Yarnold's contribution to the series will not disappoint the student of the early church.' - Alvyn Pettersen

About the Author

Edward Yarnold, S. J., is a University Research Lecturer at the University of Oxford. His previous publications include The Study of Liturgy (co-editor,1976-92),The Study of Spirituality (co-editor, 1986) and Truth and Authority (with Henry Chadwick, 1977).

About the Series

The Early Church Fathers

The Greek and Latin Fathers of the Church are central to the creation of Christian doctrine and the establishment of the Christian Church as a social entity in the first five centuries AD. Students of theology, religion, late antiquity and the early Middle Ages constantly encounter the names of these writers; yet most of them are dauntingly inaccessible to the student because of the volume of their writings and the relative paucity of available translations.

This series makes available translations of key selected texts by the major Fathers, for the use of all students of the early church. Each volume is the work of a distinguished scholar and theologian, who has selected and translated the most representative texts of the author in question. Each volume contains a long introduction setting the subject in his historical and philosophical context, as well as a brief introduction and notes on the translations.


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General
RELIGION / History