The Early Christian Doctrine of God

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University of Virginia Press, 1966 - 156 pages

Grant ackowledges that Christian theology owes much to the philosophy of the classical world, but he believes the remarkable tenacity of Christian inspiration resulted from the revelation of the Trinity. From the philosophical background of Christian doctrine, especially Middle Platonism and the writings of Numenius of Apamea, Grant traces the development of God the Father, Creator, and Preserver of the universe.

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Robert M. Grant, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity in the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, is the author of Gnosticism and Early Christianity.

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