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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... that are concerned with Jesus inhis messianic character. In other words, Christology asks what is presupposed and implied by the fact that Jesus is.
Heisciting what was doubtless a wellknown form of words, andherefers toitin order to commend humility and charity to his readers. In the process, he.
It surfaces in its definitive New Testament formin John's Gospel, whereJesus is understood asthe creative Logosor “Word” ofGodwho “becameflesh” to make ...
He is the Spirit and Angel par excellence—the one who was God's counselor and helper in creation,like God's Wisdomand Word inthe Old Testament.
Justin in effect takes up the language of John 1:114, where, as we have seen, Jesus is described asthe enfleshed Logos or “Word” of God.