~Justin: Apologist: 1st formal defense of the Church
What are Justins arguments for a fair hearing?
he says that criminals get fair hearings while Christians do not.
he says that it is not the Christians who commit crimes that th
What are Basils arguments against his opponents regarding the 3 persons of the
Through Him, With Him, In Him
Three Persons are not less or more than the other
What arguments does Basil use for defending Ora
Augustines Confessions Books I-III, Book X, parts 1-7
~Why the Confessions? See Confessions 10.4
Why read Augustine:
John Paul II:
One of the best teachers of the church~ 2 yrs after his death
Whole doctrinal tradition: sermons, trinity, all tea
What is the kerygma and what is its significance?
preaching of the core teachings Key teachings
things central to christianity
What is the significance of the bishop?
They are not merely preachers or teachers
How does the Nicean Creed refute Ariuss teachings?
Arius teaches: There was a time when Christ was not.
Christ came to be after the Father
Christ is not fully God because he was not alway in existence.