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Philosophy in Christian antiquity

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- Philosophy -- History,
  • Philosophy, Ancient,
  • Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-257) and inde xes.

    StatementChristopher Stead.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR100 .S754 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1082372M
    ISBN 100521465532, 0521469554
    LC Control Number94005960

    They also fought false ideas and impressions, but they did not wish to introduce any new ideas to replace the old ones which might have the same types of weaknesses. But for one response see Feenstra They won dominance because the state threw its weight behind them. These do not exhaust the field of possible solutions, but they are the ones to which the most attention has been paid in the recent literature. Later, you come to seek forgiveness.

    By sinning we have made it impossible for God to get that from us. Constantine believed he was writing to help his fellow believers in Persia but succeeded only in exposing them. For at least twelve hundred years the Church of the East was noted for its missionary zeal, its high degree of lay participation, its superior educational standards and cultural contributions in less developed countries, and its fortitude in the face of persecution. As David Lewis notes, we do allow for penal substitution in the case of serious fines.

    Systematic doubt liberates the mind. Moreover, one might wonder whether taking the two minds model seriously leads us to the view that Christ suffers from something like multiple personality disorder. It seems fair to think that Plato saw something that Aristophanes and Xenophon did not see. This is done on the basis of an impressive knowledge of Patristic texts as well as ancient philosophy more generally. Christopher Stead's book brings recent philosophic methodology to bear on disparate authors, whose works are not considered elsewhere in a single volume and are not readily available in translation.


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Indeed, on Anselm's view, Philosophy in Christian antiquity book only is it just for God to punish us; it is, other things being equal, unfitting for him not to punish us. Since there is no contradiction in thinking of a family as three and one in this way, this analogy appears to solve the problem.

As we have already indicated, however, a variety of terms and images are used in the Bible to characterize what Jesus accomplished and, in contrast with the doctrines of the trinity and incarnation, we do not have for the doctrine of salvation an ecumenical conciliar prononouncement i.

This world is unchanged and characterized by stability. But this merely suffices to show that the property is common to humans, not that it is essential. Epicureans Epicurus B.

Christianity in late antiquity

If the Father is identical to God and the Son is identical to God, then by the transitivity of identity the Father is identical to the Son, contrary to the doctrine. Previous to this council, the bishops would hold local councils, such as the Council of Jerusalembut there had been no universal, or ecumenical, council.

Boethius John Philosophy in Christian antiquity book What, we might wonder, would it even mean for this to be true? If, upon apologizing to God and repenting of our sins we were thereafter to live a life of perfect obedience, we would only be giving God what we already owe him; we would not thereby be giving back to him anything that we have taken away.

The missionary movement in the East began which gradually spread throughout Mesopotamia and Persia and by AD Historical Aspects[ edit Philosophy in Christian antiquity book Christian philosophy Philosophy in Christian antiquity book around the 2nd century. However, since our focus in this article is on more contemporary models, we will pass over these here and focus instead on two more recently developed psychological analogies.

It was about that an ill-advised letter from the Christian emperor Constantine to his Persian counterpart Shapur II probably triggered the beginnings of an ominous change in the Persian attitude toward Christians. Our reason unites us with other people, whereas our senses separate us from other people.

Thus far, it may sound as if the exemplar theory says that all there is to the efficacy of Jesus' life and death for salvation is Philosophy in Christian antiquity book provision of a fine example for us to imitate. According to Anselm, our sin puts us in a kind of debt toward God.

Simplicius Han Baltussen; First, the divine persons share all of the essential characteristics of divinity: omniscience, omnipotence, moral perfection, and so forth. This claim is absolutely central to the doctrine of the trinity, and the notion of consubstantiality lay at the very heart of the debates in the 4th Century C.

Early in the book, Karamanolis justifies limiting the period he investigates to essentially pre-Nicene Christianity with only a few excursions into the fourth century. The first reason is that atheism was the predominant opinion among English language philosophers throughout much of that century.

Thus, the persons of the trinity might be thought of as one in just the way that the members of a family are one: they are three individual human beings, but taken together they are a single family. Thus the book supplements Wolfson's Philosophy of the Church Fathers This purpose provided for the urgency of intellectual solutions and thus for the originality of many of the ideas and arguments Karamanolis rightly emphasises.

If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE. Protagoras about B. Christ's death is that ransom.

Quinnhowever, to present the theory this way is simply to caricature it. They are, rather, quite straightforwardly understandable as distinct aspects of a single, albeit fragmented, psychological subject.The Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity series focuses on major theologians, not as representatives of a 'tradition', whether Christian or classical, but as individuals immersed in the intellectual culture of their day.

Each book concentrates on the arguments, not merely the. A summary of Gordon Clark's book, A Christian Philosophy of Education by Dr. C. Matthew McMahon on A Puritan's Mind. Those who can, do; those who cannot, teach; those who cannot teach, teach Education.

This kind of statement describes the American educational system in more ways than one. The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity comprises over forty specially commissioned essays by experts on the philosophy of the period – CE. Designed as a successor to The Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy (edited by A.

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Christian antiquity was appealed to in religious controversies, but this appeal was hardly theorized and was not made a distinctive mark of the Church. The idea progressively emerged in the first decades of the seventeenth century, especially among Laudian polemicists, although some.Platonism and Christian Thought in Ebook Antiquity offers an insightful and broad ranging study on the ebook, which will be of interest to students of both philosophy and theology in the Late Antique period, as well as anyone working on the reception and history of Platonic thought, and the development of Christian thought.