Christology Sentence Examples
Mopsvestia 1 Roman Catholic writers vary greatly in their estimate of Theodoret's christology and of his general orthodoxy.
In his Christology he departed from the Lutheran and Zwinglian doctrine of the two natures by insisting on what he called the Vergotterung des Fleisches Christi, the deification or the glorification of the flesh of Christ.
He was called there to combat the unitarian christology of Beryllus, bishop of Bostra, and to clear up certain eschatological questions.
Even in the christology, where he is treating of the historical Christ, he entertains critical considerations; hence it is not altogether without reason that in after times he was suspected of "Ebionitic" views of the Person of Christ.
Of these that represented by Severus stood nearest to the Christology of Cyril.Advertisement
The great opponent of their Christology, which was known as Nihilianism, was the German scholar Gerhoch, who, for his bold assertion of the perfect interpenetration of deity and humanity in Christ, was accused of Eutychianism.
So Gregory the language is concerned, may belong to the remote age which alone suits the adoptionist Christology of the prayers.
The main argument for putting it earlier is derived from the admitted affinities between it and Romans, the Colossian and Ephesian epistles containing, it is held, a more advanced christology (so Lightfoot especially, and Hort, Judaistic Christianity, pp. 115-129).
Yet the two gradually drifted apart again owing to doctrinal differences, emerging first on the Calvinistic doctrine of grace, such as broke up the joint " Merchants' Lecture " started in 1672 in Pinners' Hall, and next on Christology.
And since the Gnostics were compelled to draw the figure of the Saviour into a world of quite alien myths, their Christology became so complicated in character that it frequently recalls the Christology of the later dogmatic of the Greek Fathers.Advertisement
In general, Valentinianism displays a particular resemblance to the dominant ideas of the Church, both in its complicated Christology, its triple division of mankind into 7rvcvyartKoi, i/ivxtKoi and amt.., and its far-fetched interpretation of texts.'
The real gravamen against Paul seems to have been that he clung to a Christology which was become archaic and had in Rome and Alexandria already fallen into the background..
Paul's Christology therefore was of the Adoptionist type, which we find among the primitive Ebionite Christians of Judaea, in Hermas, Theodotus and Artemon of Rome, and in Archelaus the opponent of Mani, and in the other great doctors of the Syrian Church of the 4th and 5th centuries.
As this MS. contains transcriptional errors, and as its archetype had perhaps a Greek basis, the Recognitions may be dated c. 350-3751 (its Christology suggested to Rufinus an Arianism like that of Eunomius of Cyzicus, c. 362), and the Homilies prior even to 350.
The Christology, for instance, of the early Petrine speeches is such as a Gentile Christian writing c. 80 A.D.Advertisement
What was said above of the Christology of the Petrine speeches applies to the whole conception of Messianic salvation, the eschatology, the idea of Jesus as equipped by the Holy Spirit for His Messianic work, found in these speeches, as also to titles like " Jesus the Nazarene " and " the Righteous One " both in and beyond the Petrine speeches.
Even after the elimination of Gnosticism the church remained without any uniform Christology; the Trinitarians and the Unitarians continued to confront each other, the latter at the beginning of the 3rd century still forming the large majority.
These words were taken in the sense that Jesus was then re-born of the Spirit an adoptive Son of God and Messiah; and with this reading is bound up the entire adoptionist school of Christology.
His Christology was Valentinian.
C. Baur and his school interpreted it as a manifesto of anti-Pauline Jewish Christianity; on the contrary, it closely approaches Paul's doctrine of the Atonement and his Christology.Advertisement
Aphraates accepts the Logos Christology, and, soon after his time, his church is found on the beaten track of orthodoxy.
There is no trace that any Jewish Christian critics challenged St Paul's Christology.
It has further been argued that the narratives of the Virgin birth (Matthew, Luke) are an intermediate stage in Christology.
In the Trinity the problem is to combine independence and unity; in Christology, to combine duality of nature 2 with the unity of the person.
In Christology the tradition has been more frequently challenged since the Reformation.Advertisement
We distinguish this position from the new emphasis on Christology, whether churchly or radical.
A man of deep learning and prodigious memory, he seems to have developed Origen's Christology in the direction of Athanasius.
To say I have a low Christology is totally wrong.
Brown seems to portray orthodox Christology as somewhat ' docetic ' - Jesus was fully God, but not wholly human.
As a part of articulating Indian Christology, many others have employed various art forms including poems, painting and dancing in Indian style.
Shamoun argued that Jesus ' statement that he is " the resurrection and the life " in John 11 implies a high Christology.
Dr. Mike Higton Modern theology, including Christology, and the work of Hans Frei and Rowan Williams.
Christology in the first century and its relation to.. .
The virgin birth was the key to orthodox Christology " (p 64 ).
We are thus safe in concluding with Richard Bauckham that " the earliest Christology was already the highest Christology.
This high ontic Christology explains the centrality of Christ in John's gospel.
This brings us back, of course, to the problem with kenotic Christology.
Ontological and functional Christology are of the same order and united in the same figure, the Son.
Yet our reading of gospel Christology cannot bracket the ontological question of divine sonship, as it was classically treated.
His peculiar Christology was based upon profound theological and anthropological ideas, which contain the germs of some recent theological and Christological speculations.
His Christology was in the main orthodox, though he rejected terms (such as Trinity) which he could not find in Scripture, and held a Valentinian doctrine of the celestial origin of the flesh of Christ.
The deity of the Son was believed to carry with it that of the Spirit, who was associated with Father and Son in the baptismal formula and in the current symbols, and so the victory of the Nicene Christology meant the recognition of the doctrine of the Trinity as a part of the orthodox faith (see especially the writings of the Cappadocian fathers of the late 4th century, Gregory of Nyssa, Basil and Gregory Nazianzen) .
Leaders in the advocacy of a purely humanitarian christology came largely from the Independents, e.g.
However, we find no clear additional evidence that Luke wanted to integrate vicarious suffering or a redemptive death into his own christology.
This may point to its being the Christology of the whole Church.