Translation – The Writings against Julian – p128

Translation – The Writings against Julian – p128

Translation of St Severus of Antioch by Father Peter Farrington It is not, indeed, to challenge the consubstantiality with passions like ours, that Christ God and our Saviour was born according to the flesh of the Holy Spirit and of Mary, ever Virgin. Nor is it condemning as a corruption and a stain resulting from […]

Translation – The Writings against Julian – p24

Translation – The Writings against Julian – p24

Translation from the work of St Severus by Father Peter Farrington It depended on his own free will, to sin, I say, and not to sin. It was in this way that he was deprived of the grace of immortality, by disturbing with the shadow of sin the image of the divine likeness, by virtue […]

Translation – The Writings against Julian – Vol 1 p23

Translation – The Writings against Julian – Vol 1 p23

Translation from the work of St Severus by Father Peter Farrington Who does not know that all of these eminent Teachers have said, following the Divine Scriptures, that the Son and Word of God, who is before the ages, at the end of time, was incarnated and made man of the Holy Spirit and of […]

Translation – Adversus Apologiam Juliani – Chapter 24

Translation – Adversus Apologiam Juliani – Chapter 24

Translation from the work of St Severus by Father Peter Farrington You are not charged with saying that the Word is not consubstantial with us, but because you refuse to accept that the Only-Begotten Word of God, who was incarnate and made perfect man, suffered as we did, because he had hypostatically united to himself […]

Translation – Adversus Apologiam Juliani – Chapter 27

Translation – Adversus Apologiam Juliani – Chapter 27

Translation from the work of St Severus by Father Peter Farrington You are still bearing this anathema against yourself! Indeed, in this libel introduced into the debate, you have said in your own words that the divine Scripture does not admit a distinction between corruption and corruption, and you impudently demonstrate by this that you […]