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In addition to the author s review of the Christological controversies and apologists arguments over the first few centuries e presents actual translated texts of those same apologists Very good for the student of theological istory to read Ehhh mixed bag feels too Western in overall tone but still good as a brief super small snap shot of the issues not a great intro nut not a bad one if it is used strictly as a primer One
OF THE WEAKER VOLUMES IN THISthe weaker volumes in this from AugsburgFortress I found this to be a Great Reference In Writing Essays reference in writing essays both Arianism and Nestorianism The Introduction is clear and informative as well I ighly recommend this to anyone studying the Odd Man In history of Christianity This bookas a lot of key texts concerning the early Christological controversies of the 2nd 5th centuries Anyone interested in the doctrine of the person of Christ must read this book However it is not for the faint of Palace Intrigue (A Medieval Tale heart Some of the writings like Origin though not all are pretty advanced and confusing The content is incrediblyelpful I just can t recommend this to younger believers who don t Parking Lot Rules 75 Other Ideas for Raising Amazing Children have a lot of guidance and who aren t eagerly seeking to know about the development of doctrine of the person of Christ This is the place to start though I m always thankful to read primary texts I m glad Norris included early texts like Melito of Sardis Homily on the Passover and selections from Irenaeus Against Heresies Though they both bearbare the flaws of theiristorical moments as I do of mine these are fun reading at pointsThe later writers po. Series Foreword I Introduction Early Christology Initial Problems Justin Martyr Melito of Sardis Irenaeus of Lyon Tertullian of Carthage Origen of Alexandria Further Problems The Arians and Athanasius; Apollinaris of Laodicea; Theodore of Mopsuestia; Cyril Nestorius and Eutyches; Leo and Chalcedon II Melito of Sardis A Homily on. .
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such as Irenaeus Tertullian Origen Athanasius and Cyril are listed with checkered figures such asas Irenaeus Tertullian Origen Athanasius and Cyril are listed with checkered figures such as Theodore and Nestorius Origen can be argued to be listed ere as as Apollinaris Theodore and Nestorius Origen can be argued to be listed ere as It would be ironic to say that Shameful heresies make orthodoxy but that seems like the case for early Christological controversies Many times theseeresies and the condemned erectis who espoused them were either trying to say too much or too neatly fixed that they suffocate orthodoxy Most or all of the precise wordings of the Four Great Ecumenical Creeds were ammered during and after Sacred Landscapes heated debates So it s important to keep in mind not only that these great creeds are in a very Hellenistic worldview but also in very complicated drawn out debates via pony express To say Jesus is true God from true God shocks Arius and true man from true man shudders gnostics and doceticsTo be sure Norris nor even the great Church Fathers were attempting to solve a problem or fix a paradox Jesus as God Man is utterly mysterious Yet in the spirit of Augustine so that we would not be silenced we must say something rightly and worshipfully orthodox and orthopraxis cf wwwsooholeewordpresscom Aelpful collection of primary source readings around early christology in particular the earliest christological work and the thinkers around Nicaea and Chalcedon This is a little out of date There are definitely better volumes available now with primary source readings around early christology in particular Frances Young s volume From Nicaea to Chalcedon. E Controversies Leading Up to the Council of Chalcedon Nestorius's First Sermon against the Theotokos Cyril of Alexandria's Second Letter to Nestorius Nestorius's Second Letter to Cyril Cyril's Letter to John of Antioch Pope Leo I's Letter to Flavian of Constantinople The Council of Chalcedon's Definition of the Faith Bibliograph. .
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The living fire of the first centuries is lost for theliving fire of the first centuries is lost for the negotiations with the dominant philosophical categories Reading the second Angel Without Mercy (Agnes Carmichael, half of this text was workWhich goes to show I guess that most ecclesial and theological work is just that work A truly good sermon may not so much sing asum a good tune others can catch Fashioning a truly good tune can not so much sing as um a good tune others can catch Fashioning
A TRULY GOOD TUNE CAN HOURStruly good tune can ours the pianoI first picked up this text for a grad course It is a worthwhile introduction as far as it goes It s approachable readable understandableBut I think the name until we get to Nestorious and Cyril of Alexandria is false advertising We don t Girl Reporter hear much of the controversy Weear the various arguments of the winners of Hunted history perhaps because the winners burned losers texts I wouldave appreciated fuller indication if primary sources were unavailable of the other sides during this controversial time period Read in THEO 210 HIST DEV OF THE CHRIST CHURCH Very Gingerbread Heart helpful anthology of such a vital doctrine An interesting readMost Christian now a days take for granted fundamental theological issues that the Church faced I m an Atheist and found this a very interesting I still don t agree with the premise but the following conclusion is mindbogglingly It is always surprising to seeow much a scholar can put together in less than 200 pages Richard A Norris Jr as canvased the landscape of the early stages of Christological formation and brought this important accessible and resourceful together The Christological Con. The Passover III Irenaeus of Lyon Against Heresies IV Tertullian Against Praxeas On the Flesh of Christ V Origen On First Principles VI Athanasius Orations against the Arians VII Apollinaris of Laodicea On the Union in Christ of the Body with the Godhead Fragments VIII Theodore of Mopsuestia Fragments of the Doctrinal Works IX Th. ,