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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JesusChrist—History ofdoctrines—Early church, ca. 30 600. I. Norris, Richard Alfred. II. Series. BT198.C44 232′.09'015 ISBN 0800614119 The paperusedin this publication meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for ...
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.Theearliesttexttranslated comes from the latter half of the second century, ...
Finally, the early church began to think of Jesus inhis earthly ministryasthe human presence “with us”(Matt. 1:23)of the Sonof God—the heavenly beingwho isthe expression of God's veryself and therefore of his will forhiscreatures.
Another document from the Roman church, the so called Shepherd of Hermas, says “The Holy Spirit which exists beforehand, which created the whole creation, God settled in thefleshwhich he willed”(Hermas, Similitudes 5.6.5).
The same essential pattern of christological thought can be foundinthe writings of Ignatius of Antioch, whoin a.d.113wroteseven letters to a series of local churches as he traveled under guard tohismartyrdom at Rome.