By Victoria La'Prote
An creation to Theology provides a full of life, modern method of theological questions. It bargains with a couple of major theological matters together with the Enlightenment, biblical feedback, issues of the Creeds, smooth motives of existence and its questions, and rebuilding theology within the sleek global.
The method is largely "problem centered" within the feel that it seeks to investigate and discover the problems with sure elements of Christian theology. The reader is requested to have interaction in and grapple with vital demanding situations to theology from the philosophical to the mental and sociological, together with philosophical demanding situations to theology from Plato to the current; the relevance of Creeds for modern theology; the clash among clinical and spiritual causes of occasions; the life of different religions; and demanding situations from Marxism, liberalism, and feminism.
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45 In fact Nestorius defended his own position by formulating twelve anathemas of his own. He did this with the help of a gifted theologian by the name of Theodoret of Cyrrhus. However, the Council of Ephesus condemned Nestorius and re-affirmed the Creed of Nicaea. However, this was not the end of the debate for it continued into the future. But what is significant is the fact that the Council of Chalcedon in 451 ce, which reaffirmed the Nicene Creed as the standard of orthodoxy and also refuted the heresies of Nestorius, seemed to accept the Antiochene position.
So we will now turn to the debate between Cyril and Nestorius. ± The clash between Cyril and Nestorius 39 ± As with the Arius affair the debate between Cyril and Nestorius took similar proportions and was as significant to the development of Christology in the Early Church. 38 Students studying christological controver- sies sometimes find it tedious and have a difficulty relating to Early Church figures with names such as Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria. However, it is easier if you see the figures as characters in a story, individuals with their own personal concerns and idiosyncrasies.
Thus many scholars conclude that both Matthew and Luke used Mark and also another source known as `Q'. `Q' is derived from the German word `Quelle' meaning `source'. The existence of Q has been debated however. This has been largely for two main reasons: 1. There is no real evidence for it ± no fragments have been found. It is essentially a hypothetical document. 2. When reconstructed it looks like a rather peculiar document with no narrative form. It would consist mainly of the sayings of Jesus.
An Introduction to Theology by Victoria La'Prote