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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... that are concerned with Jesus inhis messianic character. In other words, Christology asks what is presupposed and implied by the fact that Jesus is.
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 ...
In Hermas's mind, this Holy Spiritisthe same as the Son ofGod, whomtheauthor also “sees” in his vision as a “glorious man”(ibid., 9.7.1;cf.9.6.1) and indeed ...
... represented by Marcion's teaching and thatoftheGnostics is also revealed in his insistenceon therealityof thephysical dimension of the incarnation.
Born in Asia Minor probably around a.d. 140, Irenaeus at some point in his lifemoved tothe southern part ofGaul. Therehe became prominent inthe Christian ...