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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Its preachers announcedthat God was bringing “the restoration ... come preaching the near advent of thekingdomof God,God's definitive assertion of his rule.
But God had raisedhimup, and thismeant thatin himandfor himthepromised ... The first wasthat God's salvation, the thing to which prophets andseers had ...
is presupposed and implied by the fact that Jesus is the elect “Son of God,” the one through whose life, death, and resurrectionGodhasacted to realizehis ...
He is thus aheavenly figure, the embodiment of God's eternal purposes for humanity and ... asthe expressionof God'swill and the productofGod's initiative.
“He is the image of the invisible God, thefirstborn ofall creation;for in himall thingswere created,in heaven and on earth....Heis before allthings, and in ...