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History of Christian doctrine

Henry C. Sheldon

History of Christian doctrine

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Published by Eaton & Mains, Jennings & Graham in New York, Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology, Doctrinal -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry C. Sheldon ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT21 .S5 1906
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6969785M
    LC Control Number06017853

    Benner and Peter C. In some cases, a sect's unique Christology is its chief distinctive feature, in these cases it is common for the sect to be known by the name given to its Christology. Some of these views could be described as Unitarianism although that is a modern term in their insistence on the oneness of God. What is Christian Counseling? While some Christians also believe that God appeared as the Father in the Old Testamentit is agreed that he appeared as the Son in the New Testamentand will still continue to manifest as the Holy Spirit in the present.

    Essence refers to those qualities that give something its identity and are at the centre of what makes that thing different from everything else. But the Bible does not claim to be a textbook on psychology. For example, the author quotes Psalm as addressed by the God of Israel to Jesus. In itself, general revelation cannot provide salvation to sinners. If they were all we had of Augustine, he would remain a well-respected, albeit minor, figure in late Latin literature. The Creed of the Nicene Council made statements about the full divinity and full humanity of Jesus, thus preparing the way for discussion about how exactly the divine and human come together in the person of Christ Christology.

    The agent of Christianity is the church, the community of people who make up the body of believers. Most, if not all, Christians believe that God is spirit, [John ] an uncreated, omnipotentand eternal being, the creator and sustainer of all things, who works the redemption of the world through his Son, Jesus Christ. He is revealing things about Himself that He also has revealed through special revelation in the Scriptures. Stevens argued that general revelation was essentially equal to the acquisition of knowledge through a study of Nature, see William Wilson Stevens, Doctrines of the Christian Religion Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, They believe Jesus was crucified on a cross to offer the forgiveness of sins and was resurrected three days after his death before ascending to heaven.


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History of Christian doctrine book

Gonzalez fairly and concisely gives an impressive survey of all the important doctrines, showing his penchant for clear and effective writing.

Olson and Christopher Hall, through prayer, meditation, study and practice, the Christian community concluded "that God must exist as both a unity and trinity", codifying this in ecumenical council at the end of the 4th century.

In Eastern Orthodox theology, God the Father is the "principium" beginningthe "source" or "origin" of both the Son and the Holy Spirit, which gives intuitive emphasis to the threeness of persons; by comparison, Western theology explains the "origin" of all three hypostases or persons as being in the divine nature, which gives intuitive emphasis to the oneness of God's being.

The decisions made at First Council of Nicaea and re-ratified at the First Council of Constantinopleafter several decades of ongoing controversy during which the work of Athanasius and the Cappadocian Fathers were influential.

If they were all we had of Augustine, he would remain a well-respected, albeit minor, figure in late Latin literature.

See also Monotheism and Divine simplicity. The essence of Christianity revolves around the life, death and Christian beliefs on the resurrection of Jesus. While the Mission of God is not traditionally included in this list, David Bosch has argued that " mission is not primarily an activity of the church, but an attribute of God.

Christianity is thus both a living tradition of faith and the culture that the faith leaves behind. Eternity —That God exists beyond the temporal realm. Some of the most well-known miraculous events included raising a dead man named Lazarus from the grave, walking on water and curing the blind.

A small minority of Christians hold non-trinitarian views, largely coming under the heading of Unitarianism. They believe Jesus was crucified on a cross to offer the forgiveness of sins and was resurrected three days after his death before ascending to heaven. This is evident in many places, however, the early part of the book of Hebrews addresses the issue in a deliberate, sustained argument, citing the scriptures of the Hebrew Bible as authorities.

A History of Christian Doctrine

The church and its history The essence and identity of Christianity At its most basic, Christianity is the faith tradition that focuses on the figure of Jesus Christ. For example, the author quotes Psalm as addressed by the God of Israel to Jesus.

Your job is to help people deal with the changes that come into their lives and make changes that will improve their lives. However, this point is disputed by Oriental Orthodox Christians, who hold that God the Son has only one will of unified divinity and humanity see Miaphysitism.

God is understood to have a will and personality and is an all powerfuldivine and benevolent being. The concept of the unity of all truth was expressed by the early s within the related field of Christian Education. As such, Christology is generally less concerned with the details of Jesus' life what he did or teaching than with who or what he is.

Christians believe God sent his son Jesus, the messiah, to save the world. To know God, He must make himself known. When you try to mix them, you often end up with a watered-down Christianity instead of a Christianized psychology. Jesus was crucified by Roman soldiers in Jerusalem, and his body was laid in a tomb.

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