The Holy Spirit in the fathers of the church

The proceedings of the seventh international patristic conference, Maynooth

D. Vincent Twomey & Janet E. Rutherford, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-255-1
November 2010. 240pp.

This volume contains the proceedings of the Seventh International Maynooth Patristic Conference held in 2008.


“Hiding behind the works”: The Holy Spirit in the trinitarian rhythm of human fulfilment in the theology of Irenaeus
Brendan Leahy (St Patrick’s College, Maynooth)

The Alexandrian Spirit: Clement and Origen in context
Janet E. Rutherford

The Holy Spirit as the “Undiminished Giver”: Didymus the Blind’s De Spiritu Sancto and the development of Nicene pneumatology
Lewis Ayres (U Durham)

Cyril of Jerusalem on the Holy Spirit
Juliette Day (Blackfriars Hall, Oxford)

St Augustine’s view of the place of the Holy Spirit in the formation of the Gospels
Thomas O’Loughlin (U Nottingham)

 The Holy Spirit, the Trinity and the Eucharist in St Fulgentius of Ruspe’s Ad Moninum, book 2
Finbarr G. Clancy SJ (Milltown Institute)

The Holy Spirit in Isaac of Nineveh and East Syrian Mysticism
Serafim Seppälä (U Joensuu, Finland)

The Holy Spirit in the ecclesiology of Photios of Constantinople
Andreas Andreopoulos (U Wales Lampeter)

Three modern “fathers” on the filioque: good, bad, or indifferent?
Gregory Collins OSB (Glenstal Abbey)

The Holy Spirit and the Marian typology of St Ambrose at Vatican II
Patrick Mullins OCarm (Milltown Institute)

D. Vincent Twomey SVD is professor emeritus of moral theology, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Janet E. Rutherford is the hon. secretary, Patristic Symposium, Maynooth.