Posts made in September, 2013

HYPOSTASIS IN SEVERUS OF ANTIOCH

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Library | Comments Off on HYPOSTASIS IN SEVERUS OF ANTIOCH

Severus of Antioch reveals the Non-Chalcedonian communion as being wholeheartedly Cyrilline in Christology. His teachings make clear that there is no substantial difference between the Christology of the present day Eastern Orthodox and that of the Oriental Orthodox, even while the nature of his objections to Chalcedon are given some justification. An understanding of the Christology of any theologian of any period requires an appreciation of the manner in which theological terms are used, and the meaning being attached to them in a variety of contexts. Nowhere is this more important than...

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NECESSITY AND FREE WILL IN THE THOUGHT OF BARDAISAN OF EDESS / Tim Hegedus

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Library | Comments Off on NECESSITY AND FREE WILL IN THE THOUGHT OF BARDAISAN OF EDESS / Tim Hegedus

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary Wilfrid Laurier University ABSTRACT : We examine here how the Syrian philosopher and theologian Bardaisan conciliates necessary fate and free will in man. Our study is based on an examination of the Book of the Laws of Countries, a dialogue on free will and astral fate, featuring Bardaisan, a few of his disciples and an opponent.                                                                                   ______________________ One of the earliest known figures of Syriac...

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Christology in Dialogue with Muslims. A Critical Analysis of Christian Presentations of Christ for Muslims from the Ninth and Twentieth Centuries

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Library | Comments Off on Christology in Dialogue with Muslims. A Critical Analysis of Christian Presentations of Christ for Muslims from the Ninth and Twentieth Centuries

Muslim World, The, Oct 2008 by Smith, Jane Christology in Dialogue with Muslims. A Critical Analysis of Christian Presentations of Christ for Muslims from the Ninth and Twentieth Centuries By Mark Beaumont Regnum, 2005 Beaumont’s book is one of the most helpful in understanding the theological dimension of Christian-Muslims relations that I have read in a long time. It does precisely what its title and subtitle propose by carefully summarizing and critiquing some of the major Christian texts of these two centuries and illustrating for the reader what have lieen the major issues as...

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