The full title translates as A Fitting Refutation of the Divinity of Jesus
from the Evidence of the Gospel, and the text is attributed to the famous 11th-century scholar Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d.
Another critique of the Christian claim of the divinity of Jesus
(and by extension of the Trinity) comes from Sura Ikhlas:
Yoder takes the divinity of Jesus
seriously; so does Nicea.
In the gospel according to John, the divinity of Jesus
is confirmed in every word of wisdom, in every miracle recorded.
His crime was to fall in with an extreme group of Puritans who rejected the Holy Trinity, the divinity of Jesus
Christ and the Church of England.
He was a zealous advocate for the divinity of Jesus
in an age before the nature of Jesus was uniformly accepted.
An explicit formulation of the belief in the divinity of Jesus
took some time; in a way the process continues even today.
But he does not reject Muhammad's mission in faith as the early medieval writers did when the Moslems began to reject the divinity of Jesus
the Christ, in the tenth century, based on the writings of al-Tabari.
The reason early Jewish followers of Jesus developed these theological deviations is a much-debated subject, but essentially it comes down to two issues: (1) the disciples had some sort of semi-mystical experience of the resurrected Jesus and thus changed how they viewed him--Jesus went from being a prophet and teacher to a divine being; and/or (2) various Greek ideas were affecting Judaism at the time of Jesus (such as legends about semi-divine beings like Hercules, who had a divine father and human mother), and, in the case of Jesus, these ideas receptive to the divinity of Jesus
broke the bounds of what could properly be defined as Judaism.
It must be acknowledged that there are always opinions raging regarding the divinity of Jesus
, but perhaps this is a matter for theologicals purists?
As far as worship services, I think that the main reason Catholics leave the church is their lack of faith in the fact that they receive the body and blood, soul and divinity of Jesus
in Communion at Mass.
bar] SIR - I have followed with interest the letters on the true divinity of Jesus
or if he's just a myth from history (April 25, 27, 28, 30, May 4, 7, 9, 12).
It may be appropriate for Christianity to adopt a new doctrine of the birth and divinity of Jesus
This book, discussing and affirming the divinity of Jesus
, follows one discussing and affirming the existence of God and others on revelation, resurrection, and the compatibility of faith and reason.
He never mentions that the deistic Adams rejected belief in the Trinity and the divinity of Jesus