Early Christian Doctrines has ratings and 42 reviews. Zack said: Well-written, well-organized by loci (heads of doctrine), and captivating. Though JN. A history of doctrines of the Early Church, written and arranged with exceptional clarity by a leading patristic scholar. Canon Kelly describes the development. Since they were first published, Early Christian Creeds and Early Christian Doctrines have been considered standard texts on the development of early.
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This book helped me, not only learning what the early church taught, but also the process of development that goes on with theological understanding. The Trinity in the West. His advice was correct. If you want a good understanding of what the early church taught and debated, this is the book to get. Aug 27, Richard Worden rated it it was amazing. Dec 29, Reese Walling rated it really liked it. If you want a book that gets into the nitty gritty of early Christian beliefs and is at the same time readable, this is your book.
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These ideas were far dotrines being immediately accepted in the Church at large. On the other hand, while Tertullian assumed that she had had normal conjugal relations with Joseph after Jesus’s birth, the ‘brethren of the Lord’ being his true brothers, Origen maintained that she had remained a virgin for the rest of her life ‘virginity post partum’ and that Jesus’s so-called brothers were sons of Joseph but chrishian by her Created in God’s Image Anthony A. Apr 12, Brian rated it it was amazing.
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The doctrines which are often taken for granted today were hashed out in the early church. 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 standard and justifiably a classic.
Early Christian Doctrines
Aug 30, Lucas Bradburn rated it really liked it Shelves: While the kelyl church was generally imprecise with its doctrines although they could get very precise when that was needed, e. Sep 11, Brent McCulley rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jun 10, David Withun rated it really liked it Shelves: He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Divinity in and fellowship of the British Academy in Christixn is a classic, and despite using it as a reference for ages I’m ashamed that I’ve only read it through recently.
He treats each topic as its own, but runs through each one chronologically, and footnotes the Fathers in the primary sources voluminously. This book is a tour de force of early Christian beliefs.
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Great book, just bear in mind that as accurate as he tries to be, you won’t get the full picture and force of each Father’s argument unless you actually read what they wrote and not just a quotation here and there. Developments in the Doctrine of the Church.
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