Contents: Reviewing modern scholarly studies of Athanasius – Investigating key factors affecting the formation of Athanasius’
spirituality – Extracting spirituality from the theology of Athanasius – Probing spirituality from the ascetic teachings of
Athanasius – Exploring the spirituality of Athanasius’ most important monastic work, the Life of Antony – Examining
the relationship between Athanasius’ spirituality and his life – Showing how Athanasius’ spirituality influences his decisions
and behaviour in the Arian controversy.