Chapter 3 The Almighty Creator Footnotes 1-24

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1. Athanasius Con. Ar., 1.34

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2. Athanasius Con. Ar., 1.33; De Dec.,  30-31

3. Athanasius Con. Ar., 2.31ff. And cf. De Dec., 7, 11f.

4. Hilary De Trin., 3.22

5. Hilary De Trin., 1.17

6. Hilary De Trin., 2.6

7. Hilary De Trin., 9.61

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8. At the Council of Constantinople the words ‘of heaven and earth’ were transferred to the Creed at this point from the Nicene statement about the  Son.

9. Hilary De Trin., 7.17 with reference to John 5.17-22. Cf. De Trin., 8.4

10. See Gregory Nyss., De Trin., Opera, edit by W. Jaeger, 3.1, pp. 1ff; non sint tres Dei., 3.1, pp. 35-57 (N/A). It was upon this double meaning of ‘Father’ that Eunomius traded his heretical ideas, Con Eun., 1.36ff.

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11.  Athanasius Con Ar., 2.54; 3.1; 4.3; De Dec., 16; De syn., 46; Ad Ant., 5

12. See Athenagoras, Leg., 4.2; 15.1, where created being in relation to God as the only uncreated being is described as ‘non being.’ Cf. Origen, Con Cel., 7.42f; De prin., 1.1; Athanasius, Con gent., 2, 35, 40; De inc., 17

13. Athanasius De syn., 46ff

14. Athanasius De Decr., 22; cf. De syn., 34; and Ad Afr., 8

15. Athanasius De decr., 15; Con Ar., 1.14; 2.2, 33; 3.66; cf. 1.14, 19, Ad Ser., 2.2

16. Cf. here G Florovsky, The Concept of Creation in Saint Athanasius,’ Studia Patristica, Vol IV, 1962, pp. 45f.

17. Athanasius Con Ar., 4.4; cf. 2.41; 3.11f

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18. Athanasius Con Ar., 3.3-6; De syn., 49. For the same principle see Gregory Nyss., Con Eun., 1.38 and 42, ed. Jaeger, I, pp. 196f and 222f; Con. Eun., 3.4, II, p. 260; Antir., 6 and 7 pp. 310f and 337 (N/A).

19. Athanasius Con. Ar., 3.6; 4.1

20. Athanasius Con. Ar., 3.15; 4.1-3; Ad Ser., 1.28

21. Athanasius Ad Ant., 5; 6-11; Con Ar., 2.33; 3.1f, 15; Ad Afr., 11; In ill om., 5; Exp. fidei 1-4

22. Athanasius De Decr., 16ff, 22f; Ad episc., 17f; Con Ar., 1.16, 28; 2.33; 3.1ff; Ad Afr., 4f; cf. Exp. fidei, 1f; In ill om 6

23. Athanasius Con Ar., 3.36

24. Athanasius Con Ar., 3.12

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