This Classic book - On the Incarnation -- introduces and orients the reader to critical theological thinking concerning the incarnation of Christ. Athanasius's presentation is written with a clarity that fosters biblical thought and facilitates Bible comprehension. You won't be disappointed.
It's impossible to measure the influence of Athanasius over his works remain in print and are widely read, which shouldn't surprise us
This work was composed partly to explain Athanasius's thoughts on Jesus Christ and the nature of the Holy Spirit, and partly to refute the views of Arius, a rival deacon within the Egyptian church. According to Athanasius, God arrived on Earth as Christ to show humans a pure example of divinity - through this illustration, humans may themselves aspire to immortality.