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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... to inquiry and reflection that are concerned with Jesus inhis messianic character. In other words, Christology asks what is presupposed and implied by the fact that Jesus is.
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 purpose for humanity; and thisfact imposes, fromthe beginning, a certain logic on ...
... ofthe incarnational picture of Jesus by adopting a hierarchical picture of the worldorder in which the Logos stands as a kind of bumper statebetween God andthe world, and it is this factthat makes Justin's Christology problematic.
He discerns a fundamental unity in history,rooted inthe fact that “God's firstborn”called andguided Israel, and indeed humanity, from thetimeof creationto that ofthe incarnation. Melito's awareness ofthe problems represented by ...
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