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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In short hewas, inthe Christian sense ofthat term,the Messiah, the Christ, theSon of God. Herewecan see what is meant by“Christology.
Heis “older than all his creation, so that he was the counselor of his creation to the Father” (ibid., 9.12.2). For Hermas, then, Christ isSpirit, ...
Atthe same time,he is of David's lineage and the sonof Mary; he was born and ate and drankand suffered andwas “truly raisedfromthe dead” (Trallians9.12).
Until very recently he was known only through the references to him in Eusebius's EcclesiasticalHistory andthrough certain fragments ofhis writings quoted ...
He was a Latin speaking North African,with theeducation ofa rhetorician and a lawyer. Carthage wasthe place ofhisbirthand ofhis mature career as a ...