9780687171828

A History of Christian Thought

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  • ISBN13:

    9780687171828

  • ISBN10:

    0687171822

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1987-07-01
  • Publisher: INGRAM

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Summary

A treatment of the evolution of Christian thought from the birth of Christ, to the Apostles, to the early church, to the great flowering of Christianity across the world. The first volume introduces the central figures and debates culminating in the Councils of Nicea and Chalcedon among which the theologies of the early church were hammered out.

Author Biography

Justo L. ^Gonzalez Justo L. Gonzalez is visiting professor of theology at the interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. A Methodist minister, he is a member of the Rio Grande Conference. He is the author also of Christian Thought Revisited and Each in Our Own Tongue, published by Abingdon Press.

Table of Contents

Foreword 13(4)
Roland H. Bainton
List of Abbreviations
17(6)
Introduction
23(6)
The Cradle of Christianity
29(32)
The Theology of the Apostolic Fathers
61(36)
The Greek Apologists
97(24)
The Early Heresies: Challenge and Response
121(36)
Irenaeus
157(14)
Tertullian
171(15)
The School of Alexandria: Clement and Origen
186(42)
Western Theology in the Third Century
228(19)
Eastern Theology After Origen
247(14)
The Arian Controversy and the Council of Nicea
261(11)
The Arian Controversy After Nicea
272(19)
The Theology of Athanasius
291(12)
The Great Cappadocians
303(23)
Trinitarian Doctrine in the West
326(9)
The Beginnings of the Christological Controversies
335(18)
The Nestorian Controversy and the Council of Ephesus
353(15)
The Council of Chalcedon
368(13)
Apostolic or Apostate?
381(3)
Appendix: Suggestions for Further Reading 384(5)
Index of Subjects and Authors 389

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