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Quiz 3Definitions:- Christology:Part of theology that studies the person of Christ with reference to his relationship to both God andhumanity.The doctrine about the person and works of Jesus ChristRelationship of his two natures: divine and humanDonatist:Embraced ritual purity and separated themselves from the world.-Homoousios:that the Son was perfectly equal to the Father (“of one substance” with the Father: homoousios- The hypostatic union:that is, that in Christ was found a true, personal (hypostatic) unity of two natures, thoughthe mode of union remained “ineffable and inexpressible.” “One and the same is the eternal Son of the Father and theSon of the Virgin Mary, therefore she may rightly be called Mother of God.the Chalcedonian doctrine of hypostaticunion was reaffirmed against Monophysite and Nestorian positions.***- FilioqueHistory- The Edict of Milan:The persecution of Christians ended in 313 when Constantine of the West and Licinius of theEast proclaimed the Edict of Milan, which established a policy of religious freedom for all. This is an Englishtranslation of the edict.***- The Battle of the Milvian Bridge:The Battle of the Milvian Bridge took place between the RomanEmperors Constantine I and Maxentius on 28 October 312. It takes its name from the Milvian Bridge, animportant route over the Tiber. Constatine had his vision of the cross-The division of the Christian empire into east and west:The separate courses of Rome and Byzantium after395 (the date of the division of the empire into western and eastern parts) and especially after 476 (the end of thewestern empire) did not alter the principle of the interrelatedness of worship and dogma. The East, including Egypt,may have been more inclined to speculation on divine matters and metaphysical elaboration; the West, includingNorth Africa, may have been more interested in matters of ethics and issues related to salvation.
Ecumenical Councils- The council of Constantinople:council of Constantinople in 381. The council brought to fruition the elaborations of Athanasius’s views offered by theCappadocian fathers (see chapters 8 and 9). It was able to be clearer on the status of the Son and on the humanity ofChrist (that he had a human soul as well as a human body) while adding a statement on the divinity of the Spirit, thusrounding up a full-blown doctrine of the Trinity.The Council of Constantinople (held in 381 AD) spoke of God as being one in nature (or substance) and three inpersons (Father, Son and Holy Spirit)It declared that the Holy Spirit is also God, but avoided the troublesome, non-biblical word “homoousios"- The Council of Ephesus:****- The Council of Nicea:Arius attacks his bishop Alexander of Alexandria in c. 320 for his formulas, such as “always God, always the Son”(Father-Son relationship)Alexander attacks Arius for his interpretation of certain biblical passages, e.g. Proverbs 8.22: “The Lord created me atthe beginning of his ways”Groups/views

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Term
Fall
Professor
Dr.LucianTurcescu
Tags
Theology, Christology, Augustine, The Confessions

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