By Victoria La'Porte

An advent to Theology provides a full of life, modern method of theological questions. It bargains with a couple of major theological concerns together with the Enlightenment, biblical feedback, issues of the Creeds, glossy factors of existence and its questions, and rebuilding theology within the glossy international. The process is largely "problem situated" within the experience that it seeks to investigate and discover the problems with yes features of Christian theology. The reader is requested to interact 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 medical and non secular motives of occasions; the life of different religions; and demanding situations from Marxism, liberalism, and feminism.

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Athanasius ± Reactions to the teachings of Arius came in the form of protests to Arius' bishop, Alexander. Alexander responded by stressing the unity between God and Christ. He did this by drawing on the Greek term homoousios, which denoted the belief that Jesus was `of one substance' with the Father. However, it was his archdeacon Athanasius who defended this concept with vigour. Athanasius was steadfast in his beliefs and he ± 41 ± An Introduction to Theology was not in any sense a professional author, writing for the love of it, but a practising pastor and administrator entering the lists only out of sheer necessity to win souls for Christ and to confirm them in the doctrine necessary for their salvation.

5. The Fourth Gospel was composed separately and later than the Synoptic Gospels. As to the questions regarding the historicity of the New Testament, one possible conclusion is that both the evangelists and Paul were influenced by their expectation that Jesus was the risen Christ, and the earlier Gospels were dominated by the expectation that the risen Christ would return to usher in the Kingdom of God and a new age. Some scholars, particularly the authors of The Myth of God Incarnate 13 argue that the evangelists have turned the historical Jesus into the risen Christ.

11 In Greek philosophical thought the concept of logos involved reason; `it implied a rational account of the world and human life'. 12 The Apologists believed that the pre-existent Christ was one and the same with the Greek idea of logos, and as a consequence all the teachings of Greek philosophers could be understood through Christ and indeed came from Christ. Justin Martyr writes in his Apologia I in opposition to heathen gods: For not only was the truth of those matters established by Socrates among the Greeks by the application of reason [logos], but also among the barbarians by the Word [logos] himself who took the form and was made man, and received the name of Jesus Christ.

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