A History of Christian Thought Volume I: From the Beginnings to the Council of Chalcedon

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Abingdon Press, Sep 1, 2010 - Religion - 276 pages
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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.

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Contents

Foreword
Roland H Bainton
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
TheCradle of Christianity
TheTheology of the Apostolic Fathers
IVThe Greek Apologists
Challenge and Response
Tertullian
Clement and Origen
Western Theology in the Third Century
Eastern Theology After Origen
The Arian Controversy and the Council of Nicea XII The Arian Controversy After Nicea XIII The TheologyofAthanasius XIVThe Great Cappadocia...
The Nestorian Controversy and the Council of Ephesus
Suggestions for Further Reading
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Justo L. González has taught at the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico and Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He is the author of many books, including Church History: An Essential Guide and To All Nations From All Nations, both published by Abingdon Press.

Justo L. González es un ampliamente leído y respetado historiador y teólogo. Es el autor de numerosas obras que incluyen tres volúmenes de su Historia del Pensamiento Cristiano, la colección de Tres Meses en la Escuela de... (Mateo... Juan... Patmos... Prisión... Espíritu), Breve Historia de las Doctrinas Cristianas y El ministerio de la palabra escrita, todas publicadas por Abingdon Press.

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