Nicene Christianity: The Future for a New Ecumenism

Nicene Christianity: The Future for a New Ecumenism

by Christopher R. Seitz

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Overview

What was the relationship between the church, Scripture, and the creeds of the early church? What implications do these creeds, specifically the Nicene Creed, have in today's postmodern, ecumenical context?
Nicene Christianity presents some of the world's premier theologians in an exploration and exposition of the Nicene Creed. It explores the ecumenical and practical implications of confessing the Creed as Christians, in the ancient world and in today's postmodern context..

Contributors:
William J. Abraham
Carl E. Braaten
Augustine DiNoia
Douglas Farrow
Kathryn Greene-McCreight
Colin Gunton
Vigen Guroian
Robert W. Jenson
Ephraim Radner
Philip Turner
Christopher R. Seitz
Alan Torrance
John Webster
Thomas Smail
Susan K. Wood
David S. Yeago


Christopher Seitz is professor of Old Testament and theological studies at the University of St. Andrews. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including Word without End.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441239112
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Christopher Seitz is professor of biblical interpretation at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including Word without End.
Christopher R. Seitz (PhD, Yale University) is senior research professor of biblical interpretation at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario, and is an ordained Episcopal priest. He previously taught at the University of St. Andrews and Yale University. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Character of Christian Scripture, Prophecy and Hermeneutics, The Goodly Fellowship of the Prophets, and Nicene Christianity.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Philip Turner
"I believe in One God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth"
Christopher R. Seitz
"And in One Lord Jesus Christ . . . Begotten Not Made"
Colin Gunton
"Being of One Substance with the Father"
Alan Torrance
"By Whom All Things Were Made"
Augustine DiNoia
"For Us . . . He Was Made Man"
Robert W. Jenson
"Crucified Also for Us Under Pontius Pilate"
David S. Yeago
"And on the Third Day He Rose Again"
Carl E. Braaten
Confession and Confessions
John Webster
"And Ascended into Heaven . . . Whose Kingdom Shall Have No End"
Douglas Farrow
"And I Believe in the Holy Ghost . . . Who Proceedeth from the Father (and the Son)"
Thomas Smail
"Who with the Father . . . Who Spake by the Prophets"
Kathryn Greene-McCreight
"I Believe in One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church"
William J. Abraham
"I Acknowledge One Baptism for the Forgiveness of Sin"
Susan K. Wood
"And I Look for the Resurrection . . . "
Vigen Guroian
To Desire Rightly: The Force of the Creed in Its Canonical Context
Ephraim Radner

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