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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This book is a collection of texts designed to illustrate the development of Christian thought about the person of Christ in the era of the church fathers.
Itbecomes understandable, therefore, thatit is the Logos who, in the person of Jesus, becomesincarnate to overcome the forcesofdemonic unreason andto ...
... is“Godwith us”—or, to put it another way, whether a mediatorial Logos, whenhe becomes incarnate, can honestly be understood asGod present in person.
His protagonists were those whodenied that redemption or salvation involves the whole human person, body as well as soul or spirit, and who consequently ...
... appears as the first Christian thinker to raise the questionof how the person of the incarnate Logos should be described.