HIS 4a Lecture 6 One Remarkable Life

HIS 4a Lecture 6 One Remarkable Life - 10-12 One Remarkable...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 10-12 One Remarkable Life • Heavenly figure announces to mother her son would be divine • Prophecy of birth and supernatural signs • Recognized as spiritual leader when young • Become itinerant preacher • drew disciples around him • proclaimed by many to be Son of God • attested miracles • cured sick • raised the dead • Betrayed by friends • tried by Roman authorities and executed • his disciples continued his work • Apollonius of Tyrana • 1 c CE st • Greek philosopher • Source of converts • middle and upper classes • Jews significant source of converts until 5 c CE th • Women • Christianity • tolerated religion until 313 CE • Official state religion 374 CE • in between 313 & 374 CE, state fiscal support that resulted in significant surge in converts • Sources of authority in early Church • the Bible and early oral tradition (highest from of authority) • church councils • the writings of the Church Fathers • 3 Phases in formation of New Testament • creation of texts themselves • 4 Gospels move to the head of texts in circulation during 2 c nd • at start of 3 c, nearly all agree Gospels and Paul’s letters are core rd text, canon • closing of the canon: end of 2 -5 c nd th • earliest date for NT as it stands today: 367 • Church council confirmed closing of canon in 382 • Pope confirms final collection in 405 • Councils: where Church leaders solved problems and settled disputes over doctrine • 1 7 councils tried to establish basic theological positions of Church st • Trinity and Incarnation were the major issues • Trinity: Father, son, Holy Ghost • 3 divergent views in early Church all declared heresy • Christ was made less than god (Arianism) • his humanity so divided from his divinity that he was two persons (Nestorianism) • Christ was not truly human (Monophysitism, Monotheletism) ...
View Full Document

Page1 / 2

HIS 4a Lecture 6 One Remarkable Life - 10-12 One Remarkable...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online