Virgil's fourth Eclogue was C. S. Lewis' favourite Christmas Day reading. He saw the poem as a pagan anticipation of the birth of Christ. Decide for yourself!
Peter Mead meditates on the significance of Jesus' identity as a 'Nazarene', showing us the comfort and assurance that He is God with us.
In writing an introduction to Athanasius' 'On the Incarnation, C. S. Lewis also penned a modern classic on the value of reading old books.
The Incarnation of the Word
But a body Thou hast prepared Me. Heb. 10: 5 The completion of the Old Testament did not finish the work that the Holy Spirit undertook for the whole Church. The...
Jonathan Edwards' exposition of the incarnation of Jesus is an excerpt from his 'History of the Work of Redemption'.
Athanasius' brilliant yet accessible work on the incarnation of Jesus. Not recommended for reading on screen!
Cyril's Second Letter to Nestorius is an attempt to correct false teaching. Cyril argues for the unity of the person of Christ, examining Christ's pre-existence, birth, suffering, and death.
Robert Letham leads us into the mystery of the incarnation from Galatians 4.
Cyril's third letter his colleague, Nestorius, is a more lengthly and robust argument against his false teaching. It includes twelve 'anathemas' (curses) which Cyril hoped Nestorius would accept.
In the first ever edition of UP, the Union podcast, Dan Hames asks Peter Mead why his book about the incarnation isn't out at Christmas.