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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divine and human. This picture establishes the starting point, ... 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. This Logos is God's Son, ...
ForJustin, “logos” meant essentially “reason.” The term referred,in accordance with traditional Stoic teaching, tothe indwelling, active, formative principleof the cosmos—the divine powerwhichorders andmaintainsthe worldsystem.
... beingas because the divine Son takes on the human wayof being. Itisthe incarnation itself which is themediation. The incarnation, however, is notfor Irenaeusthe only instance of God's being present for people in his Word or Logos.
... section: those created by the Logos theology of Justin andthose created bythe dualismof Marcion and the Gnostics. ... body as well as soul or spirit, and who consequently sawno need for the divine Sontobe involved withreal flesh.
Thistroubled Tertullian because, whilehe insisted upon distinguishing Logosand Father withinthe sphere of the divine,hedid not believe that Jesus Christ,the incarnate Logos, is two separate things or items—personae.