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Chadwick, Henry 1920-2008

Works: 232 works in 1,289 publications in 13 languages and 27,545 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Maps  Autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sayings  Sources  Concordances  Bibliography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Compiler, Publishing director, Correspondent, Contributor
Classifications: BR65.A6, 270.2092
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Most widely held works about Henry Chadwick
Most widely held works by Henry Chadwick
Augustine by Henry Chadwick( )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augustine was arguably the greatest early Christian philosopher. His teachings had a profound effect on Medieval scholarship, Renaissance humanism, and the religious controversies of both the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation. Here, Henry Chadwick places Augustine in his philosophical and religious context and traces the history of his influence on Western thlught, both within and beyond the Christian tradition. -- PUBLISHER DESCRIPTION
The early Church by Henry Chadwick( Book )

132 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of emergent Christianity from the apostolic age to the dividing of the ways between the Greek East and the Latin West. --Cover
Augustine of Hippo : a life by Henry Chadwick( )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life and works of Augustine of Hippo (354-430) have shaped the development of the Christian Church, sparking controversy and influencing the ideas of theologians through subsequent centuries. Augustine's intellectual development is recounted with clarity and warmth in th is newly rediscovered biography by the acclaimed church historian, the late Henry Chadwick. Augustine's journey from schoolboy and student to Bishop and champion of Western Christendom in a period of intense political upheaval, is narrated in Chadwick's characteristically rigorous yet sympathetic style."--Jacket
Confessions by Augustine( Book )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own day the dominant personality of the Western Church, Augustine of Hippo today stands as perhaps the greatest thinker of Christian antiquity, and his "Confessions" is one of the great works of Western literature. In this intensely personal narrative, Augustine relates his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of power at the imperial court in Milan, his struggle against the domination of his sexual nature, his renunciation of secular ambition and marriage, and the recovery of the faith his mother Monica had taught him during his childhood. Now, Henry Chadwick, an eminent scholar of early Christianity, has given us the first new English translation in thirty years of this classic spiritual journey. Chadwick renders the details of Augustine's conversion in clear, modern English. We witness the future saint's fascination with astrology and with the Manichees, and then follow him through scepticism and disillusion with pagan myths until he finally reaches Christian faith. There are brilliant philosophical musings about Platonism and the nature of God, and touching portraits of Augustine's beloved mother, of St. Ambrose of Milan, and of other early Christians like Victorinus, who gave up a distinguished career as a rhetorician to adopt the orthodox faith. Augustine's concerns are often strikingly contemporary, yet his work contains many references and allusions that are easily understood only with background information about the ancient social and intellectual setting. To make "The Confessions" accessible to contemporary readers, Chadwick provides the most complete and informative notes of any recent translation, and includes an introduction to establish the context. The religious and philosophical value of "The Confessions" is unquestionable--now modern readers will have easier access to St. Augustine's deeply personal meditations. Chadwick's lucid translation and helpful introduction clear the way for a new experience of this classic
Boethius, the consolations of music, logic, theology, and philosophy by Henry Chadwick( Book )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author begins by tracing the career of this Roman senator rising to high office under the Gothic king Theodoric the Great, and suggests that his death may be seen as a cruel by-product of Byzantine ambitions to restore Roman imperial rule after its elimination in the West in 476. Subsequent chapters examine in detail his education programme in the liberal arts, designed to avert a threatened collapse of culture, and his ambition of translating into Latin everything he could find on Plato and Aristotle. The last two chapters bring fresh evidence to illustrate the profound debt of the theological tractates to Neoplatonic commentaries on the 'Permednides' of Plato, and finally inquire what evidence for Boethius' personal faith is given by the vindication of providence in the 'Consolation of Philosophy', from which explicitly Christian elements are absent."--Jacket
Atlas of the Christian church by Henry Chadwick( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps, illustrations, and text provide a survey of the Christian tradition through two thousand years
Early Christian thought and the classical tradition; studies in Justin, Clement, and Origen by Henry Chadwick( Book )

65 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book takes three Christian thinkers, Justin, Clement of Alexandria, and Origen, and shows what the debate looked like from the Christian side. It draws on the pagan critics of the Church to illustrate the case the Christians had to answer. The examination of the Christian synthesis illustrates the extent to which penetrating criticism of the classical tradition was combined with a profound acceptance of its humanism
Priscillian of Avila : the occult and the charismatic in the early church by Henry Chadwick( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandrian Christianity: selected translations of Clement and Origen with introductions and notes by J. E. L Oulton( Book )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deals with Clement of Alexandria and Origen, influential 'Church Fathers' of the second century. These two important personages are linked together not only because they both lived in Alexandria in the same period but also because they were both influential in making the Greek influence felt in religion. They did much to provide the philosophical basis for Christian asceticism which was later to find expression in the monastic orders ... No theologian or theological library will want to be without this and the companion volumes of the series." [Kirkus Reviews]
The sources of the Synoptic Gospels, Vol. 1: St. Mark by Wilfred L Knox( )

22 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilfred L. Knox (1886–1950) was a theologian and fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Volume I of his Sources of the Synoptic Gospels was published posthumously in 1953. The gospels were written to preach Christ and not to satisfy the curiosities of the modern scholar; but they do contain important historical material of the first importance. That is Dr Knox's contention: and these volumes seek to take Gospel criticism a stage beyond Form-criticism. The result of many years' work, this volume focuses on the Gospel of St Mark, whilst the 1957 Volume II is concerned with St Luke and St Matthew. Following Knox's death, the manuscripts for both of these volumes were edited by the Rev. Henry Chadwick and published in their present form
Contra Celsum by Origen( Book )

50 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few works of the early Church are as interesting to the modern reader or as important to the historian as Origen's reply to the attack on Christianity made by the pagan Celsus. Contra Celsum (or Against Celsus) is the culmination of the great apologetic movement of the second and third centuries AD, and is for the Greek Church what St Augustine's City of God is for Western Christendom. It is also one of the chief monuments of the coming together of ancient Greek culture and the new faith of the expanding Christian society. Thus Origen's work is of interest not only to the historian and theologian, but also to the Hellenist. Henry Chadwick's English translation is preceded by a substantial introduction which includes discussion on Celsus' identity and theological outlook, as well as an account of Origen's philosophical background and method
The church in ancient society : from Galilee to Gregory the Great by Henry Chadwick( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Church in Ancient Society provides a full and enjoyable narrative history of the first six centuries of the Christian Church. Ancient Greek and Roman society had many gods and an addiction to astrology and divination. This introduction to the period traces the process by which Christianity changed this and so provided a foundation for the modern world: the teaching of Jesus created a lasting community, which grew to command the allegiance of the Roman emperor. Christianity is discussed in relation to how it appeared to both Jews and pagans, and how its Christian doctrine and practice were shaped in relation to Graeco-Roman culture and the Jewish matrix. Among the major figures discussed are Tertullian, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Constantine, Julian the Apostle, Basil, Ambrose, and Augustine."--Jacket
East and West : the making of a rift in the church : from apostolic times until the Council of Florence by Henry Chadwick( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest Christian split of all has been that between East and West, between Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox, a rift that is still apparent today. In this text, Henry Chadwick provides an account of the emergence of divisions between Rome and Constantinople
Confessions by Augustine( )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written shortly after he became Biship of Hippo, "Confessions" highlights Augustine's childhood in Numidia and his riotous youth and early manhood in Carthage, Rome, and Milan. It also chronicles his continuing struggle with sin and his efforts to find satisfaction in Manichaenism and Neoplatonism. Particularly poignant are his mother's tireless efforts to rescue him from self-destruction and his dramatic conversion to the Christian faith at age 32
The Making of orthodoxy : essays in honour of Henry Chadwick by Rowan Williams( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of essays honours Henry Chadwick, probably the greatest and best-known of English scholars of early Christianity. The essays, written by many of the leading theologians and church historians in the English-speaking world, discuss different aspects of how Christianity developed norms and standards in its teaching, how it came to have - and to enforce - a definition of orthodoxy and heresy. It is a collection of fundamental work by internationally recognised experts. It covers issues of orthodoxy from the first right up to the sixth century, and its wide-ranging surveys of centrally important material in early Christianity will find broad appeal among scholars and students of Old and New Testaments, medieval history and patristics
History and thought of the early church by Henry Chadwick( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The treatise on the Apostolic tradition of St. Hippolytus of Rome, bishop and martyr by Hippolytus( Book )

36 editions published between 1937 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sentences of Sextus : a contribution to the history of early Christian ethics by Sextus( Book )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sextus's Sentences are a collection of ethical aphorisms which for centuries were read in Latin, Greek, Syriac and Armenian, by Christians from Britain to Mesopotamia. Who 'Sextus' was, and whether he was a Christian, is not certain; Dr Chadwick discusses the evidence, including some he has discovered himself. But the Sentences, probably written in the second century, were widely read in Jerome's time, and were still treated as authoritative in the Middle Ages. They are an important strand in the history of the development of Christian ethics, and are yet another example of that dialogue between the Greek and the Jewish which so profoundly affected the development of the young religion. Dr Chadwick first provides a critical edition of the Greek and Latin texts. There follow studies of the moral teaching of Sextus, the evidence of Origen, the testimony of Rufinus and Jerome, and the internal evidence provided by the texts
The sources of the Synoptic Gospels by Wilfred L Knox( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian authority : essays in honour of Henry Chadwick( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Augustine of Hippo : a life
The early ChurchAugustine of Hippo : a lifeConfessionsBoethius, the consolations of music, logic, theology, and philosophyAtlas of the Christian churchEarly Christian thought and the classical tradition; studies in Justin, Clement, and OrigenAlexandrian Christianity: selected translations of Clement and Origen with introductions and notesThe sources of the Synoptic Gospels, Vol. 1: St. Mark
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Chadwick H.

Chadwick, Henry

Chadwick, Henry, 1920-

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Henry Chadwick britischer Theologe

Henry Chadwick British academic and Church of England priest

Henry Chadwick Brits theoloog (1920-2008)

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チャドウィク, H

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