Fortress Press, 1980 - 184 pagini
For more than thirty years, The Christological Controversy has been an essential text for courses in theology, church history, and early Christianity that seek to better understand the development of Christology from its earliest roots to the Council of Chalcedon in 451.
The volume gives modern readers an idea entry point into the issues by presenting clear, fresh translations of the most important primary sources, along with simple and informative introductions to explain the context of the writings.
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This book is a collection of texts designed to illustrate the development of Christian thought about the person of Christ in the era of the church fathers.
Heis “older than all his creation, so that he was the counselor of his creation to the Father” (ibid., 9.12.2). For Hermas, then, Christ isSpirit, ...
... can all be summed up for Ignatius in the statement thatJesusChrist “wasin the presence of the Father before theagesand appeared at the end”(Magn.
... where, as we have seen, Jesus is described asthe enfleshed Logos or “Word” of God. This Logos is God's Son, a reality distinct from the Father ...
distinct from the Father but begotten of him for the creation of the world. As Justin understands it, it was the Logos who made Godknown to the peopleof ...