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Tertullian"s Theology of Divine Power

by Roy Kearsley

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Published by Paternoster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Christian Ministry - General,
  • Theology,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Theology

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRutherford Studies on Historical Theology; Rutherford Studies, Series 1: Historical Theology
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11569345M
    ISBN 100946068615
    ISBN 109780946068616

    book, argues th at ‘Tertullian’s wording became the fo undation for the church’s definition of the Trinity’ ( 1: ). Alister McGrat h claims thatAuthor: Bryan M. Litfin.   So, our guy flourished around His name is Tertullian, and we have a lot to be thankful for regarding Tertullian’s flourishing. First, Tertullian was the first one to coin the term Old and New Testaments in reference to the 39 books comprising the Old Testament, and the 27 books comprising the New.

      Tertullian was a subordinationist who was influenced by Middle Platonism & who believed that the Son isn’t divine in the same way that the . In The Five Books against Marcion, Tertullian, an early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa, disperses an exhaustive repudiation of Marcion’s controversial ry to Christ’s teachings, Marcion (Marcion of Sinope) discounted the Old Testament and parts of the New Testament to form his own brand of “christianity”.

    Perspectives on the Theology of Tertullian. Marshall, Morgan & Scott, Hbk. ISBN: pp was a distinct creation of God, not an emanation from him. The soul’s participation in the Divine was therefore at one remove, and inferior to the Divine Essence which it reflected. In. Though Tertullian made great and lasting contributions to a wide scope of Catholic doctrines (Trinity, Christology, ecclesiology, sacratmental theology, etc), he always had a tendency towards severity and rigorism. This tendency sadly drew him into a rigorist heretical sect called the Monanists around AD.


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Tertullian"s Theology of Divine Power by Roy Kearsley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tertullian's Theology of Divine Power (Rutherford Studies in Historical Theology) Paperback – March 1, by Roy Kearsley (Author)1/5(1). Tertullian today --The making of Tertullian --The classification of divine power --Creation and omnipotence --Divine power and the incarnation --Power and the new creation: divine omnipotence and the church --Power and consummation --Divine power and the Trinity --Tertullian and the Western doctrine of divine and human power.

Studies of the theology of Tertullian in English are rare things, and the quality tends to be low. The classic "La theologie de Tertullien" by D'Ales has never had an English equivalent -- indeed Roberts in was able to write his less than useful book without even referencing D'Ales.1/5(1).

This book traces Tertullians handling of key doctrines and draws implications for some of todays crucial issues: Trinitarian faith, the status of creation, gender, authority and power abuse.

It 1/5(1). Tertullian (c. AD - ) was one of the first theologians of the Western Church and ranks among the most prominent of the early Latin fathers. His literary output is wide-ranging, and provides an invaluable insight into the Christian Church in the crucial period when the Roman Empire was in decline/5(5).

Tertullian's Theology of Divine Power: Rutherford Studies in Historical Theology (Paperback) Roy Kearsley (author)Author: Roy Kearsley. CHAPTER I. In this fourth book of the Preparation for the Gospel, due order bids me to refute the third form of polytheistic error, from which we were delivered by the power and beneficence of our Redeemer and Saviour.

For since they divide their whole system of theology under three general heads, the mythical treated by the poets in tragedy, and the physical which has been invented by the. Tertullian may have been educated in Rome but he spent the greater part of his life in Carthage where he was, as Cassiodorus (), a Christian senator correctly points out, a teacher of rhetoric, a Christian sophist, and that he belonged to the same literary circles as Apuleius.

Tertullian's enormous erudition and his thorough classicalFile Size: KB. ROBERTS, The Theology of Tertullian, London,pp. (Now online complete) J. LORTZ, Tertullian als Apologet, Munsterische Beitrage zur Theologie, 9/10 (2 vols) Munster /8 J.

MORGAN, The importance of Tertullian in the development of Christian dogma, London J. BERTON, Tertullien le schismatique, Paris Tertullian (/ t ər ˈ t ʌ l i ə n /; Latin: Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus; c.

– c. ?AD) was a prolific early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa. Of Berber origin, he was the first Christian author to produce an extensive corpus of Latin Christian literature.

He was an early Christian apologist and a polemicist against heresy, including Era: Patristic age. Tertullian notes incidentally, when dealing with this subject, that Plato agrees with him in believing that there is a supreme directive principle in the soul, but disagrees with him in that he places this principle in the mind.

| p Tertullian’s teaching concerning sleep and dreams is confessedly in agreement with that of the Stoics. This book traces Tertullians handling of key doctrines and draws implications for some of todays crucial issues Trinitarian faith the status of creation gender authority and power abuse.

It takes the agenda of early Christian thought seriously and finds it profoundly relevant today. Tertullian's Apology is perhaps his most famous work, and one of the best examples of the genre I’ve read to date.

Tertullian displays a very strong grasp of logical principles and argumentation, convincingly pleading for equitable legal treatment and freedom of religion for all citizens of the empire, while also showing real literary skill/5.

Robert E. Roberts, The Theology of Tertullian (London: Epworth Press, ), "Tertullian made use of the allegorical method of interpretation, but he does not emphasise the difference between the plain and the figurative sense of Scripture, and certainly is no supporter of the idea that there are different meanings of Scripture for.

Tertullian was an early Christian apologist, theologian, and moralist from Carthage, North Africa. Zealous and articulate, Tertullian was highly educated in the fields of law, rhetoric, literature, Greek, and works significantly impacted the early church, giving shape and definition to Western Christian theology, and his influence still resonates today.

Tertullian: The Apology, other, Ad Nationes, Treatise on the Soul, Five Books Against Marcion. Looking for a book by Roy Kearsley. Roy Kearsley wrote Tertullian's Theology of Divine Power, which can be purchased at a lower price at   TERTULLIAN HIMSELF PROVED FOUR HISTORICAL FACTS Fact 1.

Tertullian was the first Christian writer on record to use the word “Trinity” with “three persons.” Fact 2. Tertullian. Tertullian was born in Carthage from heathen parents. no one knows the date of his birth. The guesses range from A.D. to A.D.although the earlier date is probably nearer the truth.

His father was a Roman centurion in the army of Africa, something like an "aide-de-camp" to a higher officer. Because his father had higher aspirations for. Books on Tertullian Tertullian Tertullian (c. AD - ) was one of the first theologians of the Western Church & ranks among the most prominent of the early Latin fathers.

His wide-ranging literary output offers a valuable insight into the Christian Church Author: Juan DeJesus. Books on Tertullian Tertullian by Geoffrey D. Dunn. Call Number: BRT7 D86 ISBN: Publication Date: Tertullian (c. AD - ) was one of the first theologians of the Western Church & ranks among the most prominent of the early Latin fathers.

His wide-ranging literary output offers a valuable insight into the Author: Juan DeJesus. As we go farther along in the book, we see Tertullian flesh out the same view of baptism I, and not the baptismal-regeneration apologists, have been elaborating: [T]he angel, the witness of baptism, make the paths straight for the Holy Spirit, who is about to come upon us, by the washing away of sins, which faith, sealed in (the name of) the.

Tertullian, along with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus, is seen as one of the founders of Christian apologetics. Tertullian’s main apologetical writing is the aptly named Apology, and this first text offers great insight into the way in which he interacted with the world outside Christianity.

One of Tertullian’s chief assertions made in this text is the notion that most of the hostility.