Chapter 6 The Eternal Spirit Footnotes 46-89

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46. Evagrius/Basil Ep., 8.10f.

47. Gregory Naz., Or., 31.10

48. Epiphanius, Anc., 6, 74, 120 (rough translation from German here); Haer., 73.34f; 74.12; 76.11, 16

49. Athanasius, Ad Ser., 1.33

50. Thus Didymus, De Trin., (Greek/Latin only) 1.17f; 1.34; 1.36; 2.1; 2.4; 2.6.9; 2.14; 2.18De Sp. St., 7 (23); Basil De Fide, 4 (N/A); Amphilochius, Frag., 13, MPG, 39.111; Epiphanius, Anc., 2, 5-7, 74Haer., 57.4; 72.1; 74.14; 86.16 (N/A); Exp. fidei, 14; Theodoret, Hist. eccl., 5.9-11; Cyril of Jer., Ep. ad Const., 8 (N/A); Ps. Macarius, Hom., 17.15.

51. Epiphanius, Haer., 73.15; 74.4ff, 10, 13f; 76. Ref. Aet., 7, 29; 86.32 (N/A); Anc., 19, 67ff, 72f (N/A).

52 See Theol. in Reconstr., p. 213fGod and Rationality, 165ff.

53. Athanasius, Ad Ser., 3.1ff

54. Athanasius, Ad Ser., 1.14.

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55. Basil, De Sp. St., 45; cf. Hex., 2.6, and Ep., 243, where Basil refers to the Holy Spirit as συμπληρωτικὸν τῆς Ἀγίας Τριάδος and κοινωνὸν τῆς θείας καὶ μακαρίας φύσεως and to Athanasius, Ad Ser., 1.25

56. Epiphanius, Anc., 119-120; cf. also Anc., 2-11, 67Exp. fidei, 14ff. Compared with these formulations, the credal statements of Cyril of Jerusalem, to which some scholars trace the Creed of Constantinople, are relatively slight, But refer to the long discussion by J. N. D. Kelly, Early Christian Creeds, 1950, pp. 297ff, 338ff.

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57. Compare the Athanasian Tomus ad Antiochenosemanating from the Council of Alexandria in 362, and the synodal letter from the Council of Constantinople in 382 ap. Theodoret, Hist. eccl., 5.9; and see H. B Swete, The Holy Spirit in the Ancient Church, pp. 210-229.

58. Athanasius, Con Ar., 3.15, 24Ad Serap., 1.11-14, 17, 22, 24-28; 3.1-5; 4.3, 6fAd Jov., 1-4Ad Afr., 11.

59. Eg., Isaiah 31.3; 51.11

60. Psalm 104.29-30 

61. John 4.24 

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62. See Origen De princ., 1.1-4; Eusebius De eccl. theol., 3.5; Gregory Nyss. Ant. con Eun., Jaeger, vol. 2, p. 389 (N/A); Cyril of Jer., Cat. 11.5ff; 17.34; Epiphanius, Haer., 73.16-18; 74.7Anc., 70; Didymus De Trin., 2.5 (Greek/Latin only).

63. Epiphanius Haer., 70.5

64. See Athenagoras, Leg. 10; Theophilus Ad Aut., 2.10; Tertullian, Adv. Prax., 26fApol., 23; Adamantius, Dial., 5.11 (N/A); Hilary, De Trin., 2.24, 26; 8.23f; 9.3, 14; Gregory Naz., Or., 38.13Ep., 101; Amphilochius, ap. Theodoret, Dial., 1 MPG, 83.99, etc.

65. Gregory Naz., Or., 10.4; 30.21; See also Athanasius, Con Ar., 1.46; 4.36; Con Apol., 2.3.

66. Epiphanius, Anc., 73 (N/A); Haer., 62.1ff; 69.53; 74.10.

67. Athanasius, Ad Ser., 1.4-7; see Cyril of Jer., Cat., 16.3; 17.4.

68. Athanasius, Ad Ser., 1.14, 20, 27f, 30f; 3.5f; 4.7Con Ar., 3.15, etc. Cf. Basil, Hom 111.4-6 (N/A).

69. For this concept of co-inherence see Hilary, De Trin., 3.1-4.

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70. Eusebius, Hist. eccl., 3.5; Athanasius Con Ar., 2.33, 41; 3.1-6Dec dec., 26Ad Ser., 1.26; Cyril of Jerusalem Cat., 17.34; Basil De Sp. St., 9.22, 25, 53; Gregory Nyss., Con Eun., 2.14; cf. Origen In Jn., 13.21f (N/A); Novation, De Trin 5ff; Tertullian Adv. Prax., 26; Hilary De Trin., 2.26; 3.4; 4.6.

71. Athanasius Ad Ser., 1.17-25

72. Athanasius Ad Ser., 1.15, 18; 4.2-5; Con Ar., 1.15, 20ff, 57; 2.36; Gregory Naz., Or., 30.20; 31.7; Hilary De Trin., 2.29ff; 4.1; 5.20f.

73. Basil had to deal with the same kind of questioning on the part of Eunomius, in which he presupposed that what he could not measure by human comprehension or understand by reasoning is wholly non-existent – Con Eun., 2.24.

74. Hilary De Trin., 1.13, 15, 3.1, 20, etc

75. See Hilary, De Trin., 12.55f.

76. Thus Karl Barth in his account of the Nicene doctrine of the Spirit – C. D. 1.1, pp. 468f

77. Hilary De Trin., 2.29: ‘The Spirit is joined with the Father and the Son in our confession of faith and cannot be excluded from a true confession of the Father and the Son – take away a part and the whole faith is marred.’ Cf. H. B. Swete with reference to Athanasius, op. cit., p. 220

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78. Athanasius Con Ar., 3.3-6, 4fAd Ser., 1.14, 25; 3.5f; 4.3f.

79. Athanasius De dec., 30f; Con Ar., 1.33f.

80. Athanasius Con Ar., 3.15, 24fAd Ser., 1.25; 3.5.

81. Epiphanius Haer., 57.4f; 62.1f, 6; 74.9ff; 76.22Anc., 5, 10f, 67f, 72 (N/A), 81; cf. Didymus, De Trin., 3.37-38 (Greek/Latin only); Cyril of Jer., Cat., 6.6; 7.11; 16.1ff; 17.1ff.

82. Athanasius Con Ar., 3.24-25.

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83. See Theol. in Reconcil., pp. 231-239

84. Athanasius Ad Ser., 1.27 – see the whole argument from 1.23; and Gregory Naz., Or., 41.9.

85. John 20.22.

86. 1 John 4.12f

87. John 14.6

88. ibid.

89. Athanasius Ad Ser., 1.19; cf. 1.20.