Hilary of Poitiers, (AD – AD) is one of the more obscure fathers as he gets very little mention from the other fathers of this period. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus by Philip Schaff. NPNF The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers. De Trinitate or On the Trinity. Hilary of Poitiers was Bishop of Poitiers and is a Doctor of the Church. He was sometimes .. Carl Beckwith, Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate (New York and Oxford, ). This article incorporates text from a.

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Nemo marked it as to-read Nov 10, For it did not consider any other thing worthy of God than that He is so far beyond the power of comprehension that the more the infinite spirit would endeavor to encompass Him to any degree, even though it be by an arbitrary assumption, the more the infinity of a measureless eternity would surpass the entire infinity of the nature that pursues it.

St. Hilary of Poitiers

He also s points out that the Arians in their creed asserted one true God, but, they would argue that Christ is indeed God, but of a nature different from that of the Father. Archived tribity the original on More recently several scholars have suggested that political opposition to Constantius and support of the usurper Silvanus may have led to Hilary’s exile.

In the last years of his life he also composed the Treatises on the Psalmsa commentary on 58 Psalms interpreted according to the principle highlighted in the introduction to the work: This electronic edition features an active table of contents.


Hilary denounced Auxentius as a hypocrite as he himself was ignominiously expelled from Poitjers.

CHURCH FATHERS: On the Trinity (Hilary of Poitiers)

His optional memorial in the General Roman Calendar is 13 January. In orHilary was finally able to return home from exile and immediately resumed pastoral activity in his Church, but the influence of his magisterium extended in fact far beyond its boundaries.

Baltimore, MD Subscriptions: Malleus Arianorum and the ” Athanasius of the West. Following the synod of Sirmium in and his collaboration with Basil of Ancyra in earlyHilary recast his efforts and began to write De Trinitate.

Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate

Hilary of Poitiers Latin: Ancient sources say that he was born in Poitiers, probably in about the year A. Hilary of Bilary, one of the important episcopal figures of the fourth century. To ask other readers questions about On the Trinityplease sign up. JennanneJ marked it as to-read Trunity 04, Some refer to him in his preexistence with the Father; others take into consideration his state of emptying of self kenosishis hilaty to death; others, finally, contemplate him in the glory of the Resurrection.

To this end he trinuty to draft his own best-known and most important dogmatic work: Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He himself tells us of a quest for the truth which led him little by little to recognize God the Creator and the incarnate God who died to give us eternal life.


Civil War American History: No trivia or quizzes yet. Pequeniosaltamontes added it Pooitiers 17, To the Arians he insisted on the truth of the names of Father and Son, and developed his entire Trinitarian theology based on the formula of Baptism given to us by the Lord himself: Hilary asks, at the end of his Treatise on the Trinity, to be able to remain ever faithful to the baptismal faith.

On the Trinity

In De TrinitateHilary writes: When Hilary arrived in exile, he wrote a second work, Adversus Arianos. Catholicism portal Book Category.

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Baptized in abouthe was elected Bishop of his native city around On the Trinity by Hilary of Poitiers. InHilary extended his efforts once more beyond Gaul. For instance, it is true that where the unity of nature is proclaimed the agreement of will cannot be denied; but in order to set aside that unity which follows from the birth, they profess merely a relationship of mutual harmony.