What is religion? We only have one word in the English language, namely "religion". To be
more a cute, it is two questions. What is a religion, and what is religion.
In Greek, threskeia and Eusebia are translated into latin as Cultus and pietas.
theory of human existence (theological anthropology)
adam and eve were created in the image of the triune God.
drawing on Genesis, but twists the definition of image and likeness. he thinks that there is a
similarity between the divine nature & id
Melito and Arinaus
from Sardis (in asia)
known in the tradition as one of the brighter theologians of the period
involved in a number of discussions which are interesting in terms of the long term
development of Christian theology and reflection
if you deal with the problem of Anthropology (the doctrine of Human Existance), we have seen
that the Gnostics want to distinguish between the spiritual, psychic, and carnal aspects
of the human being.
for these people, you can distinguish thes
we have already seen that there is a great deal of diversity in the interpretation of ancient
Christianity, due to the fact that Christian Theology is still in the process of
Christian Theology will always be in development t
By and large, you can look at the early apostolic fathers as doing two main things
Passing on the tradition they have inherited, both oral tradition and the writings circulating at the time
Beginning to clarify matters, as some issues are
Throughout the centuries, people who have been doing Christian theology have tried to
organize the material in different ways
Often, they based these orders on the creeds
What is theology, what is scripture, how is it connected to oral tradition?
If you c
"all of western philosophy is a footnote on plato"- accurate to an extent because Platonism is
Plato taught in the city of Athens, in a garden that they called the Academy. That continued
on until Neoplatonism (Plotinus)
The ancient academy fo
When we talk about the beginning of this period, people use the expression "the cradle of the patriotic
In this period, you are beginning to get the works of the new testament
Didicae- teachings of the apostles
The writings of the new testament ru
You have to deal without its the text says. That means that you have to understand the text in
its historical context.
In Christianity, if you say Jesus is your Lord and Savior, but do not have any idea what that
means in context, then that doesn't mean m
if you are not a marcianite, to say there is only one God is to stand in continuity with the
Jewish concept that the Lord is One.
when you deal with the concept of "One", you need to distinguish which view you are talking
God is a