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By Pauline Allen

In the 1st e-book to be dedicated completely to Severus, famous writer within the box, Pauline Allen, makes a speciality of a desirable determine who's visible at the same time as either a saint and a heretic.

Part of our renowned Early Church Fathers sequence, this quantity interprets a key collection of Severus' writings which survived in lots of different languages. laying off gentle on his key competition to the Council of Chalcedon and rehabilitates his acceptance as a key determine of past due antiquity, is examines his his lifestyles and occasions, considering, homiletic skills and his pastoral concerns.

Severus used to be patriarch of Antioch at the Orontes in Syria from 512-518. although he's commemorated as a big saint within the previous Oriental Christian culture, he has quite often been considered as a heretic in other places; and as his works have been condemned through imperial edict in 536, little or no has survived within the unique Greek.

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