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The Spirituality of Athanasius

A Key for Proper Understanding of this Important Church Father


Ng Kwok-Kit

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.