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Synonyms for patristic

of or relating to the writings of the early church fathers


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There is nothing here about patristic terminology for God such as Trinity, person, hypostasis, perichoresis, communion, or the like.
15) In his authoritative eighth-century compendium of Greek patristic doctrine, John of Damascus affirmed the doctrine of creation from nothing.
The Unity of Christ is a historical-theological study of Patristic Christology, which focuses on how the early church Fathers established an authoritative theological tradition, particularly in light of the difficulties and controversies around the hypostatic union of humanity and divinity in Jesus Christ.
It begins with a careful analysis of Marion's use of patristic sources, demonstrating that though he has an impressive knowledge of the original works, he tends to conflate thinkers into a single generic patristic theology.
Nevertheless, they will profit by being (reintroduced to the Patristic material, by exploring the Hebraic background of many Lukan constructs, and by learning fascinating tidbits from the nineteenth and twentieth century history of biblical scholarship.
It was Spiritualists such as Sebastian Franck and Caspar Schwenckfeld, Dipple claims, who wrote the most complicated histories using patristic authors.
The book examines the vocabulary of theosis in the early patristic writings, from Gregory the Nazianzus to Maximus the Confessor.
The essays focus on the New Testament and the church fathers, though the two closing contributions address the relationships between patristic thought and contemporary micro-finance (Patitsas, "St.
Thus, Deborah Harkness--in an otherwise fascinating study of a distinctively English aspect of the therapeutics of humoral medicine--notes that "a highly subjective curiosity flourished between the patristic, medieval view of curiosity as an intellectual vice and the new sensibility of curiosity, emerging in the seventeenth century that prized curiosity as a disinterested, even objective form of inquiry into features of the natural world" (172-73), which simply echoes the fabricated Begriffsgeschichte of Hans Blumenberg, as do a few other essays in the volume (although Marr's and Pomian's criticism of Blumenberg is there in Marr's introduction).
Both these strands of scholarship -biographical and literary--allow us to see strong theological links between Hopkins' work and the heavily patristic theology of Keble, Pusey, and Liddon (as well as the better established connection with Newman's work).
Johannes Quasten dubbed the Nicaea-Chalcedon period (325-431) "the Golden Age of Greek Patristic Literature.
Bakke looks at patristic teachings about the nature of children.
At a particular point in the history of the Middle East, however, a concatenation of notions and perceptions seems to have appeared that steadily worked toward the denigration (an evocative word in itself) of particular peoples, depicting them as intrinsically inferior, as "naturally" unnatural and so condignly subject to low, servile status--and increasingly, in the postbiblical rabbinical comment and exegesis, and in the early Christian patristic writings that also rested on a biblical-scriptural base, the Curse of Ham was made to act, or created to act as, the prime rationale for black inferiority, rejection from civilization, and so as an understandable, even obligatory subjection to slave status.
He demonstrates how Anglo-Saxon translators drew on the classical and patristic theories of language and translation, how they responded to the inherent difficulties presented by the process of translation, how they handled their concerns for textual authority, how they developed their own literary styles, and how their changing attitudes to English resulted in the vernacular being accepted as an authoritative literary language.
In time, however, Florovsky's theological emphases became focal points, serving as an effective criterion to bring about an authentic revival of modern Orthodoxtheology, without Western deviations and influences, and more fully faithful to the experience and the Patristic tradition of the early undivided Church.