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Substance and illusion in the Christian Fathers

by Christopher Stead

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Published by Variorum Reprints in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers of the church.,
  • Theology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher Stead.
    SeriesVariorum reprint ;, CS224
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR67 .S68 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2655061M
    ISBN 100860781720
    LC Control Number85238787

    The Greek word for philosophy (philosophia) translates to the “love for wisdom” in English. The discipline dates back to ancient times with some of the greatest philosophers being Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. But there are some modern-day philosophical thinkers who have had their contributions recognized as well. Below is a chronological list of some of. The paradise or garden of the holy fathers: being histories of the anchorites, recluses, monks, Coenobites, and ascetic fathers of the deserts of Egypt between A.D. CCL and A.D. CCCC circiter / Published: ().

      John Calvin’s Institutes of Christian Religion, perhaps more than any other book produced during the Reformation, contains the clearest theological framework of the entire Protestant movement.[1] In his life work, the renowned pastor theologian declares, “Nothing could be more stupid than the trifling of the Arians, who, while acknowledging the divinity of the Son, . Divine Simplicity. Divine simplicity is central to the classical Western concept of city denies any physical or metaphysical composition in the divine being. This means God is the divine nature itself and has no accidents (properties that are not necessary) accruing to his nature.

    --the Cappadocian Fathers, Basil in particular, argued that God is three hypostaseis in one ousia ('essence' or 'substance') --Western theologians described God as one substantia in three personae which confusion arising out of the fact that substantia was . PREFACE. Encouraged by the assured co-operation of competent Patristic scholars of Great Britain and the United States, I have undertaken the general editorship of a Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church. It is to embrace in about twenty-five large volumes the most important works of the Greek Fathers from Eusebius to Photius, and of .


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 volume (various pagings): illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: I. The significance of the Homoousios substance in Tertullian Platonism of Arius Valentinian myth of Sophia --V. 'Eusebius' and Council of Nicaea origins of the doctrine of the Trinity --VII.

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Substance and illusion in the Christian Fathers by Christopher Stead; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fathers of the church.

Rev. George Christopher Stead (April 9, – ) was the last Ely Professor of Divinity at the University of is best known for his work on the philosophy of the Church Fathers, his book Divine Substance being widely cited among Patristic scholars.

He studied under G.E. Moore and Ludwig Wittgenstein while an undergraduate at Cambridge. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

(Reprinted in G.C. Stead, Substance and Illusion in the Christian Fathers [], Chapter III) at the age of 51, and Christopher Stead, ‘The Origins of the Doctrine of the Trinity (Parts 1 & 2)’, Theology 77 (),(Reprinted in G.C.

Stead, Substance and Illusion in the Chris-tian Fathers [], Chapter VI) ten years. During his retirement he published Substance and Illusion in the Christian Fathers () and Doctrine and Philosophy in Early Christianity: Arius, Athanasius, Augustine () as well as making. Here begins the second part of this work, which treats of the origin, history, and destinies of the two cities, the earthly and the heavenly.

In the first place, Augustine shows in this book how the two cities were formed originally, by the separation of the good and bad angels; and takes occasion to treat of the creation of the world, as it is described in Holy Scripture in the.

Wherein Tertullian proves, with respect to St. Paul's epistles, what he had proved in the preceding book with respect to St. Luke's gospel.

Far from being at variance, they were in perfect unison with the writings of the Old Testament, and therefore testified that the Creator was the only God, and that the Lord Jesus was his Christ. In her review of the first two volumes of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (ACCS) series plus Christopher Hall’s general introduction to the series, Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers, Robin Darling Young focuses almost exclusively on Hall’s book, charging that his portrait of the Church fathers is seriously flawed.

This book drips with contempt (e.g. 1, 16, 17) and clashes swords with the New Atheists diatribes from the Christian perspective. This is both entertaining, but also tiring. The book contains argument, but does not always point to specifics leading the reader towards assumed common understood historical facts/5.

RT Book T1 Substance and illusion in the Christian fathers T2 Variorum collected studies series JF Variorum collected studies series A1 Stead, Christopher That book, with its totemic one-word title, represented for many of its readers the apex of European humanist criticism.

The German edition was published in Author: Arthur Krystal. Terms and Definitions of Christian Science. by Matt Slick 12/03/ Angels are God’s thoughts passing to man, an inspiration of goodness, purity that counters evil and material reality.; Atonement is not the shedding of Christ’s blood, but "At-one-ment." "Lifting the whole man into Christ Consciousness.".

Search Catalogue. Search within. Advanced Search Browse Search. Catalogue. Books Substance and illusion in the Christian Fathers / Christopher Stead. London: Variorum Reprints, Book Rare Book. B Browse Shelf. Options. Refworks Link. Heresy is a form severed from its substance, hence its illegitimacy, whereas wisdom on the contrary is substance considered independently of forms, hence its universality and its imprescriptible nature.

The success of heresy is due, not to an inner worth which is in fact largely absent, but to external and more or less negative causes, unless. The aim of this book is to illustrate, from the writings of those authors on whom tradition has bestowed the name of Fathers of the Church, the process of development in Christian thought, life, and worship during the period which culminated in the acceptance of the Christian faith by the Emperor Constantine, and, what that acceptance made.

Christianity in the ante-Nicene period was the time in Christian history up to the First Council of article covers the period following the Apostolic Age of the first century, c AD, to Nicaea in AD.

The second and third centuries saw a. God at Work is a great exposition, very accessible to the general Christian reader, simply on work, or more specifically all the various ways that Christians are called to work in their lives. This is about the doctrine of calling, which perhaps, is initially understood by many as calling by God to exclusive spiritual work, like preaching or 4/5.

This article is intended to be a resource showing the support for the doctrine of Transubstantiation in the Church fathers, and not a robust defense of the doctrine as defined by the Council of Trent.1 The Church fathers did not believe in a mere spiritual presence of Christ alongside or in the elements (bread and wine).

This can be shown by three different types of patristic statements.Section 5 The Bible 11 Hebrews 8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to-day, and for ever.

12 Luke – 11 And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city called Nain; and many of his disciples went with him, and much people. Click to open the research content.

12 Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the .Gregory is one of the great Church Fathers, and one of the greatest orators of Christian antiquity.

He alone, among the Fathers is given ’s title, The Theologian. That appellation applies to Gregory because, it was he who dealt authoritatively with God; who is the Word. 1. Orations.