early christian writings study guide

early christian writings study guide - -Orthodoxy-accepted,...

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-Orthodoxy -accepted, permitted -Heresy -anachronistic, out of its proper time -Tradition - presumes history, what has been handed down over time traditio -that which has been handed on: content=what, process=how or what means -Doctrine - according to Pelikan: What the church believes teaches and confesses based on the word of god. Believes-devotion, worship. Teaches- theology, exegesis. Confesses-apologetics, polemics -1 Cor: “handed on to you that which I have received”, Christ died for sins, rose on 3 rd day (pascal mystery). Christ is the “anointed one” or savior. Accordance with scriptures OT prophets. - Athanasius’ 39 th Festal Letter: 367ce New books included. Compilation of NT -Christian canonization: 4 gospels and 13 pauline epistles (130 ce), Athanasius wrote 39 th Festal Letter (367 ce), council of trent (1545-63) first time church promulgated a canon. -Paul: (5-15 ce) salvation according to Judaism vs. Law (faith/grace). Original sin had to do with pride, Christ as 2 nd Adam (salvation who undid sin) Christological Kenosis -christ didn’t see divinity he had, humility. -Mt: (80 ce) Antioch, Jewish Gentile Vicinity. Sermon on the mount- beatudes (happiness) reminder of Deut 28. -
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course RSRU 003 taught by Professor Harkins during the Spring '08 term at Fordham.

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