History of Christian Thought

History of Christian Thought

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by Justo L. Gonzalez
     
 

A treatment of the evolution of Christian thought from the birth of Christ, to the Apostles, to the early church, to the great flowering of Christianity across the world. The first volume introduces the central figures and debates culminating in the Councils of Nicea and Chalcedon among which the theologies of the early church were hammered out.See more details below

Overview

A treatment of the evolution of Christian thought from the birth of Christ, to the Apostles, to the early church, to the great flowering of Christianity across the world. The first volume introduces the central figures and debates culminating in the Councils of Nicea and Chalcedon among which the theologies of the early church were hammered out.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687171828
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
07/28/1987
Series:
History of Christian Thought Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,091,348
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Justo L.Justo L. González has taught at the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico and Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He is the author of many books, including Church History: An Essential Guide and To All Nations From All Nations, both published by Abingdon Press. has taught at the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico and Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He is the author of many books, including Church History: An Essential Guide and To All Nations From All Nations, both published by Abingdon Press.

Justo L. González es un ampliamente leído y respetado historiador y teólogo. Es el autor de numerosas obras que incluyen tres volúmenes de su Historia del Pensamiento Cristiano, la colección de Tres Meses en la Escuela de... (Mateo... Juan... Patmos... Prisión... Espíritu), Breve Historia de las Doctrinas Cristianas y El ministerio de la palabra escrita, todas publicadas por Abingdon Press.

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Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword,
Roland H. Bainton,
List of Abbreviations,
I Introduction,
II The Cradle of Christianity,
III The Theology of the Apostolic Fathers,
IV The Greek Apologists,
V The Early Heresies: Challenge and Response,
VI Irenaeus,
VII Tertullian,
VIII The School of Alexandria: Clement and Origen,
IX Western Theology in the Third Century,
X Eastern Theology After Origen,
XI The Arian Controversy and the Council of Nicea,
XII The Arian Controversy After Nicea,
XIII The Theology of Athanasius,
XIV The Great Cappadocians,
XV Trinitarian Doctrine in the West,
XVI The Beginnings of the Christological Controversies,
XVII The Nestorian Controversy and the Council of Ephesus,
XVIII The Council of Chalcedon,
XIX Apostolic or Apostate?,
Appendix: Suggestions for Further Reading,
Index of Subjects and Authors,

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