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God in patristic thought

George Leonard Prestige

God in patristic thought

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Published by S.P.C.K. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God,
  • Trinity -- History of doctrines,
  • Fathers of the church, Greek -- History and criticism,
  • Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.L. Prestige
    ContributionsCross, F. L. 1900-1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14610850M

    (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian doctrine. God in Patristic Thought, G L Prestige pp. ff We may now turn to the consideration of the word ‘hypostasis,’ which was ultimately accepted as the technical description in Greek philosophical theology of what the Latins called the personae of God. Major reconsideration of the notion of divine impassibility in patristic thought. It is commonly claimed that patristic theology fell prey to the assumption of Hellenistic philosophy about the.


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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $1, Paperback Cited by:   This book assembles the evidence for what the Greek Fathers, the men whose contructive thought underlies the creeds, really thought and taught about the nature of God.

It shows that they were original thinkers, with a profound reverence for the text of the Scriptures, and minds keenly tranined to discuss what ultimate truths were expressed in the scriptural text and what reality should.

God in Patristic Thought book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book assembles the evidence for what the Greek Fathers, the /5(1). 'The book provides a major reconsideration of the notion of divine impassibility in patristic thought. The question whether, in what sense, and under what circumstances suffering may be ascribed to God runs as a golden thread through such major controversies as Cited by: God in Patristic Thought by ge, 1st Edition, Published by William Heinemann Ltd, Printed in Great Britain by The Windmill Press, Hardback, has some fading to covers and spine, All pages appear present, Pages are yellowing, On front cover fly-leaf page is previous owners name and a date written in Blue Fountain Pen Ink:V.D.

This book assembles the evidence for what the Greek Fathers, the men whose constructive thought underlies the creeds, really thought and taught about the nature of God. It shows that they were original thinkers, with a profound reverence for the text of the Scriptures, and minds keenly trained to discuss what ultimate truths were expressed in the Scriptural text and what reality should be.

This book provides a major reconsideration of the issue of divine suffering and divine emotions in the early Church Fathers. Patristic writers are commonly criticized for falling prey to Hellenistic philosophy and uncritically accepting the claim that God cannot suffer or feel emotions/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Previously published by SPCK, " Description: xxxiv, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Elements of theism --Divine transcendence --Divine providence --The holy triad --Organic monotheism --The Word --Subordinationism --Individuality and objectivity --Object and substance in God --The homoousion --Identity of substance --Unity in.

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Language For God in Patristic Thought by Mark Sheridan Studying Christian history, it’s funny to see the way certain verses take on out-sized significance for how the Bible is read and the faith is interpreted in the tradition.

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This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian doctrine.

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This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian doctrine.

The first part illustrates both the presence and the absence of the image of God in. God in Patristic Thought by G. Prestige. Paperback $ Ship In Stock Overview.

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PRESTIGE Title: God in Patristic Thought Binding: Paper Back Book Condition: New Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers November ISBN Number: / Seller ID: Price = USD. Paul Gavrilyuk The Suffering of the Impassible God: The Dialectics of Patristic Thought Oxford Early Christian Studies Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp.

viii + It is heartening to read a book that one agrees with and even more so when it is a scholarly work on a controversial issue. The underlying if unstated assumption in this book seems that deification and participation are synonymous, whereas in The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition (), Russell suggests that Gregory uses the term deification carefully, because he prefers to describe ‘an ever deepening relationship with God’ as Author: Janet Sidaway.

Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought book. Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought. Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought book. Edited By Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 26 October Author: Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu. T his is a relatively short book in which to attempt a reinterpretation of the important concept of divine impassibility in patristic thought—particularly since, as well as charting the course of debate on this topic, the book has the goal of disproving what it calls ‘the Theory of Theology's Fall into Hellenistic Philosophy’.

By this Gavrilyuk means the popular theory—whose advocacy Author: Graham Gould. Philo 6 6 G. Prestige, God in Patristic Thought, (London:SPCK, ), pp.Ralph Martin, "Colossians and Philemon" in The New Century Bible Commentary (Grand Rapids: Wm.

Eerdman's Publishing Company, ) pg. used the term, yet the logos of Philo is simply an impersonal manifestation of the Wisdom of God.

John's usage of the. PATRISTIC THEOLOGY The development of Christian thought about God and the mystery of man's destiny in the writings of the Fathers of the Church during the first seven centuries a.d. constitutes patristic theology.

It differs from Biblical theology in that it consciously reflects the philosophical and religious thought of the Hellenistic world, while its emphasis on a positive approach to.

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Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought. Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis. Free Online Library: The Suffering of the Impassible God: The Dialectics of Patristic Thought.(Book Review) by "Theological Studies"; Philosophy and religion Books Book reviews Printer Frien, articles and books.

Gavrilyuk, Paul The Suffering of the Impassible God: The dialectics of Patristic Thought Oxford: Oxford University Press, I've been mulling over the doctrine of impassibility for a few weeks, promtped by some college students no less, and remembered seeing this book in the Library some time ago.

Language for God in Patristic Tradition has the distinction of being both a marvelously clear introduction and a sophisticated exploration of the intellectual world and work of early Christianity in relation to one of the thorniest problems in Scripture: the use of human language - often violent language - to describe God.

The book is suitable for students, scholars and thoughtful inquirers alike.5/5(2). Prestige, God in Patristic Thought, [43] Jonathan Edwards, “Dissertation concerning the End for which God Made the World,” in The Works of Jonathan Edwards, reprint ed., 2 vols.

(Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, ), Patristic literature, body of literature that comprises those works, excluding the New Testament, written by Christians before the 8th century.

Patristic literature is generally identified today with the entire Christian literature of the early Christian centuries, irrespective of its orthodoxy or.

Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought. Major reconsideration of the notion of divine impassibility in patristic thought. It is commonly claimed that patristic theology fell prey to the assumption of Hellenistic philosophy about the impassibility of God and departed from the allegedly biblical view, according to which God is passible.

The author argues that this standard view misrepresents the tradition. Therefore, the essays in Suffering and Evil in Early Christian Thought occupy themselves with explorations of how various figures from the Patristic period grappled with the problem of God, suffering, and evil.

Theologians from both the early Christian West and East are included in the book. Free Online Library: Aspects of patristic cosmology.

by "Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture"; Literature, writing, book reviews Philosophy and religion Printer Frien, articles and books. Mary and the Fathers of the Church The Blessed Virgin Mary in Patristic Thought Fr. Gambero has produced a clear and readable summary of the richness of the patristic age's theological and devotional approach to the Mother of God.

The book contains numerous citations from the works of those men who developed the defining Christological and Price: $. Biblical sources Hebrew Bible. The phrase "image of God" is found in three passages in the Hebrew Bible, all in the Book of Genesis 1– Gen –28 And God said: 'Let us make man in our image/b'tsalmeinu, after our likeness/kid'muteinu; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping.The book is very redundant and not an enjoyable read at all.

I believe that the author would have served his readers better by grouping the Patristic Fathers together by era then stating the commonalities of the group, then break out the individual differences in Marian thought which /5(19).passages in which God argues His own case with His people.: a).

The fact that the later chapters deal with a time after the death of Isaiah are a problem only for those who deny on principle the possibility of supernatural prophecy. The only really specific point is the.