The Gospel according to Heretics: Discovering Orthodoxy

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Perhaps he is right—the question seems to turn on whether part of what God the Father receives in the overall transaction with Jesus is a kind of compensation for the harm done by human sin. Frank understandably wrestles with an intense hate for Doyle, not only resulting from his own abuse but his mother's as well. The logos is the reality on which all observed reality is based. It is usually just the Father and Jesus that are spoken of.

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Living Faith: Who do People Say that I Am

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The downright unfairness of this attitude is obvious when one considers that the universities sprang up and developed in the shadow of the Church and of Catholic theology; and that, moreover, the exaggeration of scientific freedom may prove fatal to the profane sciences as well. But no one has ever seen the Spirit, nor has anyone revealed Him to us. "'Christ uses the wind as a symbol of the Spirit of God. He is the eternal second person of the Triune God who took on humanity at his incarnation, being born of the virgin Mary.

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Embodied Souls, Ensouled Bodies: An Exercise in

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So when Peter and his fellow Jews assembled for worship on Pentecost, they naturally would have had in mind what their ancestors had experienced at and proclamation of the Decalogue. Thom. 17: "Jesus said, 'I shall give you what no eye has seen and what no ear has heard and what no hand has touched and what has never occurred to the human mind.'" Gos. I have long been impressed at the philosophic and theological sophistication of the early church councils as they addressed the challenges raised to and in the church.

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The Shift to Modernity: Christ and the Doctrine of Creation

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Saint Germain appointed Guy, Edna, and their son Donald as the only "accredited" spokespeople for the Ascended Masters. But humans elect or reject Christ, and so confine the realization of His atonement for mankind. [...] [...] "In joining a rebel race with the royal Creator, God and man were united in the person of the Son. The evidence, in my opinion, leads inevitably to that conclusion" ("Thomas and the Synoptics: Aiming at a Consensus," SecCent 7/1 [1989-90] 56); cf. also R.

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Jesus and His Death: Historiography, the Historical Jesus,

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I have loved God with all my heart, and with all my means [possessions], but to love him with all my soul [life itself] I did not know if I could carry it out. The Aramaic word, Mari was a very respectful form of polite address, which means more than just "Teacher" and was somewhat similar to Rabbi. Practices heal the division between thinking and doing (which many modern people have thought are separate) and show how much each is related to the other. And it's very important that Jesus for Matthew is fully a man from Israel.

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No More Spectators: The 8 Life-changing Values of

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This church came to be known as the Roman Catholic Church. EPTA Bulletin 4:4 (1985) p. 75f; Jan Veenhof, "Charismata - Supernatural or Natural?" There are a few Latin words, too, and also a few Egyptian and others in Job. 6. This is called the “vicarious atonement”. Though the importance of the individual is hardly a modem invention, as is sometimes supposed, there was in the classical world considerable fluidity between one’s own fate and that of one’s family, one’s city, and one’s culture.

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The Character and Purpose of Luke's Christology (Society for

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And here are some additional comments made by Dr. John (1:14): and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth. But there is a sense in which we are to do it together (prayer, encouragement, etc). If this analysis could be accepted it would clear up any controversy about the two instances of Gog and Magog attacking Israel at the Battle of Armageddon and after the Millennium when Satan is loosed for a short while to influence the nations.

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The Court-Martial of Jesus: A Christian Defends the Jews

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The logic of satisfaction atonement makes God the chief avenger or the chief punisher. This creed was adapted at the Council of Chalcedon, and was greatly influenced by the Tome of Leo which Pope Leo I sent to be read at that council. Can the resurrection appearances, for example, be explained in terms of hallucinations or mystical experiences? Jesus is fully man and when he speaks he is speaking as a man and when making divine claims he is referring to his very own deity.

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The Theology of Cardinal Walter Kasper: Speaking Truth in

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The Gnostics (i.e., docetism), affirming that Jesus only appeared human, denied that he had a truly human nature. When traveling around the sites and museums of Rome, I was struck with how common Dionysus was. Now apparently the understanding of the law is not identical with that of emerging Judaism after the destruction of Jerusalem. In the case of each sacrament, regard must be had to two persons, the recipient and the minister. He served as president of the Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines (CBAP); as chairperson of the Tagaytay Religious Association (TRA).

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Remembrance of Things Past?: Albert Schweitzer, the Anxiety

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Carson, Research Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Dan Ebert’s Wisdom Christology is a fascinating biblical theological study. If Christ is God, we know this only out of His mode of being man.. . Finally, it needs to be noted that Love is in the center of Athanasius understanding of God's activity for us. Although much has been written about the subject, the reasons for the eventual decline of Arianism remain elusive. Mystic, Conn.: Twenty-Third Publications. 1994.

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