Early Christian Doctrines

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A&C Black, Nov 20, 2000 - Religion - 528 pages
A history of doctrines of the Early Church, written and arranged with exceptional clarity by a leading patristic scholar. Canon Kelly describes the development of the principal Christian doctrines from the close of the first century to the middle of the fifth, and from the end of the apostolic age to the council of Chalcedon.
 

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A standard text hallowed by theological students for decades, this is an excellent reference and overview of the history of early Christian belief and doctrinal development. Dryly-written, restrained ... Read full review

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an outstanding book, shockingly bound with the cheapest, nastiest glue I have ever encountered outside of Mills and Boon! C'mon, Harper & Row - this deserved better. (fortunately since replaced with a hardcover) Read full review

Contents

TRADITION AND SCRIPTURE
29
THE HOLY SCRIPTURES
52
PAGB
83
THIRDCENTURY TRINITARIANISM
109
THE BEGINNINGS OF CHRISTOLOGY
138
MAN AND HIS REDEMPTION
163
The West in the Third Century
174
The Doctrine of Man in the East
178
The Aftermath of Nicaea
237
The Nicene Party and Athanasius
240
The AntiNicenes
247
THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY
252
Athanasius
255
the Cap padocians
258
The Cappadocians and the Trinity
263
The Trinity in the West
269

Eastern Views of the Work of Christ
183
THE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY
189
Early Views of the Sacraments
193
Developments in the Doctrine of the Church
200
Baptism in the Third Century
207
S Progress in Eucharistic Doctrine
211
The Penitential Discipline
216
PART III
221
THE NICENE CRISIS
223
The Teaching of Arius
226
The Theology of Nicaea
231
The Contribution of Augustine
271
FOURTHCENTURY CHRISTOLOGY
280
THE CHRISTOLOGICAL SETTLEMENT
310
XU FALLEN MAN AND GODS GRACE
344
CHRISTS SAVING WORK
375
CHAP
401
MENTS
422
THE CHRISTIAN HOPE
459
MARY AND THE SAINTS
490
ACO E Schwartz Acta conciliorum occumenicoruin
510
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