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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Theearliesttexttranslated comes from the latter half of the second century, when the ideas and problems which wereto dominate Christological thoughtinthisperiod were firstcrystallized. The latest isthe wellknown “Definition oftheFaith” ...
Rather, it grew out of the conviction that thecontent ofhismessage hadbeenboth validatedand actualized through his resurrection from the dead. The powers which rulethe present worldorder had repudiated Jesus and slain him.
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 ...
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).