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Cyril of Alexandria (c. 375 - 444) was an early church father and bishop of Alexandria. He wrote extensively and was actively engaged in the Christological controversies of his time (4-5th centuries). Cyril was very instrumental in the Council of Ephesus (431).

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  • Norman Russell, Cyril of Alexandria. The Early Church Fathers. Routledge, 2000.
  • John Anthony McGuckin, St. Cyril of Alexandria: The Christological Controversy : Its History, Theology, and Texts. St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2004.
  • Susan Wessel, Cyril of Alexandria and the Nestorian Controversy: The Making of a Saint and of a Heretic. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Thomas G. Weinandy and Daniel A. Keating, eds. The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation. T&T Clark, 2003/2007.
  • Daniel A. Keating, The Appropriation of Divine Life in Cyril of Alexandria. Oxford University Press, 2004.

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