Die Lehre von der Oikonomia Gottes in der Oratio Catechetica by Reinhard Jakob Kees

By Reinhard Jakob Kees

This quantity bargains with Gregory of Nyssa's ( 394 C.E.) soteriology as set forth in his guide for catechetes. partly I-III the purpose, approach and constitution of the Oratio catechetica are tested and the consequences are in comparison with Gregory's examples (Origen, Athanasius). half IV provides the connection among his theology (theologia) and soteriology (oikonomia) in addition to the interrelated themes of that soteriology, hence describing the idea that of oikonomia within the Oratio catechetica. half V contrasts this idea with prior works of Gregory and indicates the advancements of his suggestion. half VI compares the lessons of Gregory with these of Methodius and Athanasius. The publication is necessary for all these drawn to early Christian proposal and literature. FR Die Lehre von der Oikonomia Gottes in der Oratio catechetica Gregors von Nyssa beschäftigt sich mit der Lehre vom Heilshandeln Gottes, wie sie der griechischen Kirchenvater (gestorben 394) in seinem Handbuch für Katecheten entfaltet hat. Teile I-III untersuchen Anliegen, Methoden und Struktur der Oratio catechetica und vergleichen die Ergebnisse mit Vorbildern (Origenes, Athanasius). Teil IV zeigt das Verhältnis zwischen der Gotteslehre (Theologia) und der Heilslehre (Oikonomia) sowie die innere Verknüpfung der oikonomischen Themen und stellt so die Oikonomia der oratio catechetica dar. Teil V vergleicht dieses mit früheren Werken Gregors und stellt Entwicklungen in seinem Denken dar, die durch die Verknüpfung theologischer Themen bedingt sind. Teil VI vergleicht Gregors Lehren mit denen Methodius' und Athanasius'. Dieses Werk ist bestimmt für alle, die an einer zusammenhängenden Darstellung eines theologischen structures, an der Theologie des four. Jahrhunderts, oder an der Stringenz und Entwicklung der Lehre Gregors von Nyssa Interesse haben. CURRIC. Reinhard Jakob Kees, geboren 1957, studierte am Ost-Berliner Sprachenkonvikt (Theologische Ausbildungsstätte der Evangelischen Kirche in Berlin-Brandenburg) Evangelische Theologie, battle dort Assistent und Studieninspektor. Seit 1990 ist er Pfarrer einer Berliner Kirchengemeinde, promovierte mit der vorliegenden Arbeit 1994 im Fach Kirchengeschichte an der Universität Göttingen.

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Defying ISIS : preserving Christianity in the place of its by Johnnie Moore

By Johnnie Moore

Has a Christian Holocaust Begun? 

A Christian genocide by the hands of Islamic extremists is unfolding within the heart East. whole Christian populations were eradicated, and the last word goal of ISIS is to remove the realm of Christianity.

They are good on their manner.  Thousands of Christians arrive in refugee camps day-by-day as tents should be noticeable for miles around the nation-state of Jordan, N. Iraq and Lebanon.

Churches were demolished, crosses burned and changed with ISIS flags, houses destroyed, complete groups displaced, non secular conversions compelled, human torture enacted, youngsters slaughtered, and all in undeniable sight.

In many towns each Christian has been “taken care of” - displaced, murdered or forcibly switched over, and simply because the Nazis painted the big name of David at the houses of Jews, Jihadists have painted the Christian “N” (the first letter of the Arabic observe for “Christian”) at the houses of indigenous Christian groups to spot them sooner than destroying them. they've got proclaimed that they are going to no longer cease till Christianity is wiped off the earth from the land of its beginning all of the method to your individual yard.  So what might be performed to aid those courageous souls within the crossfire and shield a holy land?

With by no means ahead of advised tales of horror and of desire, Johnnie Moore unveils the specter of ISIS opposed to around the world Christianity, and what the realm needs to do approximately it. alongside the way in which, he introduces us to the brave Christians who've stared down ISIS and lived to elevate their crosses higher.

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Love: A Brief History Through Western Christianity by Carter Lindberg

By Carter Lindberg

3,000 years of principles concerning the nature of affection in Western tradition are introduced jointly during this concise historical past. by way of mixing the works of many students and interpreting the numerous lives, works, and hobbies linked to love, Love: a short heritage via Western Christianity strains the evolution and impression of this undying subject.
Takes the reader on a lightning yet enlightening trip via 3,000 years of the belief of love
Examines the influential hobbies, humans, and paintings that experience contributed to shaping our inspiration of affection in Western tradition, written via a key determine in non secular history
Tackles the ancient and spiritual inspiration in Western society, and our efforts to use principles of affection to social concerns
Explores different sessions and examples – from the theological and philosophical texts of figures corresponding to Augustine, Luther, and Feuerbach to highbrow activities like Romanticism and tragic ancient figures corresponding to Abelard and Heloise
Contributes priceless insights into one in all history’s so much inexhaustible and undying themes, spanning biblical perspectives of affection together with monasticism and pietism, romantic notions of affection, via to today’s liberal faith and idea of affection as self-fulfillment.

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Pre-Nicene Christology in Paschal Contexts: The Case of the by Dragoş Giulea

By Dragoş Giulea

In Pre-Nicene Christology in Paschal Contexts Dragoş A. Giulea re-examines the earliest texts regarding the competition of Easter in mild of moment Temple traditions. usually portrayed as sacrificial lamb, the foremost actor of the paschal narrative is right here particular as heavenly Kabod, Divine photograph, King of the Powers, celestial Anthropos, Demiurge, Son of guy, every one of those divine names implying a corresponding soteriological function.
Dragoş A. Giulea exhibits besides that the Greek philosophical vocabulary and sure idioms of the secret religions encouraged new different types which reshaped the normal means of describing the character of celestial entities and the epistemological capacities in a position to entry those realities. hence, the King of the Powers, or the Son of guy, is numerous instances defined as a noetic Anthropos, whereas initiation and noetic belief turn into the correct tools of having access to the divine.

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The historical Jesus : a guide for the perplexed by Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ.; Bond, Helen K

By Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ.; Bond, Helen K

The advent to this new consultant units out the resources (Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian), noting the issues hooked up with them, paying specific realization to the character of the gospels, and the Synoptic as opposed to the Johannine culture. a considerable part will speak about scholarship on Jesus from the 19th century to the explosion of works at present, introducing and explaining the 3 different Read more...

summary: The creation to this new advisor units out the assets (Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian), noting the issues attached with them, paying specific recognition to the character of the gospels, and the Synoptic as opposed to the Johannine culture. a considerable part will speak about scholarship on Jesus from the 19th century to the explosion of works at this time, introducing and explaining the 3 varied quests for the historic Jesus. next chapters will examine key issues in historic Jesus learn: Jesus Galilean origins; the scope of his ministry and types of holy males, p

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Tradition & Diversity: Christianity in a World Context to by Karen Louise Jolly

By Karen Louise Jolly

This article is designed to behave as a major resource reader. It addresses medieval Christendom within the context of global background. It combines the conventional process (the medieval Christian culture present in the church hierarchy and theological improvement) with the more moderen method of cultural range - variety inside of eu Christianity (women mystics, heretics, and well known religion), and variety with no, in an international context (non-European Christianity and family with Islam, Judaism, and Buddhism).

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Cyril of Alexandria by Norman Russell

By Norman Russell

As a ruler of the church of Alexander and president of the 3rd Ecumenical Council of 431, Cyril used to be the most strong males of the 5th century. not just did he outline the concept that of christological orthodoxy for the subsequent centuries, yet he's additionally frequently considered as an unscrupulous cleric who used to be liable for the homicide of the feminine thinker Hypatia and for the overthrow of the archbishop Nestorius. Cyril of Alexandria provides key choices of Cyril's writings so as to make his notion obtainable to scholars. The writings are all freshly translated and a longer advent outlines Cyril's lifestyles and occasions, his scholastic process, his christology, his ecclesiology, his eucharistic doctrine, his spirituality, and his impact at the Christian culture.

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