St. Hilary of Poitiers

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Hilary of Poitiers (c. 310 – c. 367) was Bishop of Poitiers and a Doctor of the Church. His name comes from the Latin word for happy or cheerful (Latin: Hilarius).  He was sometimes referred to as the “Hammer of the Arians” (Malleus Arianorum) and the “Athanasius of the West” for his work defending orthodox Trinitarian Christianity against the Arian heresy.

Extant Writings:

  • On the Councils, or the Faith of the Easterns
  • On the Trinity

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