A journey through Christian theology : with texts from the by William P. Anderson, Richard L. Diesslin, William P. PDF

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By William P. Anderson, Richard L. Diesslin, William P. Anderson

ISBN-10: 0800696972

ISBN-13: 9780800696979

ISBN-10: 1451420315

ISBN-13: 9781451420319

The historical past of Christian theology could be a daunting, even forbidding box for the amateur, who sees neither the necessity for nor pertinence of rummaging round dusty outdated texts. This people-friendly quantity, a full-scale reader within the historical past of Christian theology, deals a simple, non-threatening, sometimes funny but particularly thorough access into Christianity's crucial texts from the Apostolic Fathers to Mary Daly. it's also enlivened by way of dozens of cartoons by means of wealthy Diesslin.

Highly available introductions to 5 sessions precede short introductions to and texts from greater than fifty key thinkers. The texts spotlight perennial topics and questions in Christian culture, in particular the that means and value of Jesus, demanding situations to the institutional church, tensions of religion and cause, spirituality, and the Christian quest for social justice. the recent variation, part back as huge because the unique, provides major paintings from the Cappadocian Fathers and the Christological controversialists, the Franciscan culture, the novel and English reforms, and deeper assurance of twentieth-century theologians. With studying aids, research-paper feedback and consultant, and word list

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11. When you hear that we look for a kingdom, you rashly suppose that we mean something merely human. But we speak of a Kingdom with God, as is clear from our confessing Christ when you bring us to trial, though we know that death is the penalty for this confession. For if we looked for a human kingdom we would deny it in order to save our lives, and would try to remain in hiding in order to obtain the things we look for. But since we do not place our hopes on the present [order], we are not troubled by being put to death, since we will have to die somehow in any case.

Some regard his manifestation as that of a transfigured man, neither born nor incarnate. Others hold that he did not, indeed, assume the figure of a man, but as a dove descended upon Jesus who was born of Mary (III, 2, 3). 24 part one: the early church They err from the truth because their view is opposed to Him who is truly God, not knowing that His Only-begotten Word, who is always present with the human race, united and blended with his own creatures according to the Father’s pleasure, and being made flesh, that he is Jesus Christ our Lord, who both suffered for us and rose on our behalf, and will come again in the glory of the Father to raise all flesh, and to manifest salvation, and to show the rule of a just judgment to all under him.

For if anyone examines their “rules,” he will find that the Word of God is represented in them all as without humanity and the capacity to suffer. Some regard his manifestation as that of a transfigured man, neither born nor incarnate. Others hold that he did not, indeed, assume the figure of a man, but as a dove descended upon Jesus who was born of Mary (III, 2, 3). 24 part one: the early church They err from the truth because their view is opposed to Him who is truly God, not knowing that His Only-begotten Word, who is always present with the human race, united and blended with his own creatures according to the Father’s pleasure, and being made flesh, that he is Jesus Christ our Lord, who both suffered for us and rose on our behalf, and will come again in the glory of the Father to raise all flesh, and to manifest salvation, and to show the rule of a just judgment to all under him.

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