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The Antiochene Tradition Inherited by Theodoret

Paul B. Clayton, Jr.

in The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus: Antiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198143987
eISBN:
9780191711497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198143987.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores the Antiochene tradition inherited by Theodoret. Theodoret's immediate predecessors in this tradition were Diodore of Tarsus, who died c.390 after a vigorous struggle against ... More


The Mature Theodoret, 433–445

Paul B. Clayton, Jr.

in The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus: Antiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198143987
eISBN:
9780191711497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198143987.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter begins by looking very briefly at the tenth sermon of Theodoret's on providence. It then examines the Isaiah and Pauline commentaries, the most important regarding the question of ... More


Cyril in Comparison

Daniel A. Keating

in The Appropriation of Divine Life in Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199267132
eISBN:
9780191602092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267138.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Aims to bring Cyril into discussion with three of his near contemporaries, Theodore of Mopsuestia, Augustine, and Leo the Great, with the aim of gaining further clarity to the Christological debates ... More


Christ as the Uniquely Graced Man in Theodore and Nestorius

Donald Fairbairn

in Grace and Christology in the Early Church

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256143
eISBN:
9780191600586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256144.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter finds that Theodore of Mopsuestia and Nestorius understand salvation as the human ascent from the current imperfect age to a perfect future age (the second katastasis), and grace is ... More


Grace and Christology in the Early Church

Donald Fairbairn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256143
eISBN:
9780191600586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256144.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book addresses the question of whether the fifth‐century pronouncements about Christ's person were reflective of a genuine theological consensus in the early Church, or whether they were merely ... More


Nestorianism Countered: Cyril's Theology of theDivine Kenosis

Paul L. Gavrilyuk

in The Suffering of the Impassible God: The Dialectics of Patristic Thought

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199269822
eISBN:
9780191601569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269823.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Having briefly surveyed various inadequate approaches to the Nestorian controversy, the author shows that the protection of the unqualified divine impassibility from being compromised by any ... More


Isaac of Nineveh: Background and Context

Patrik Hagman

in The Asceticism of Isaac of Nineveh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593194
eISBN:
9780191595677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593194.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

After providing a short biography of Isaac of Nineveh, the chapter proceeds by discussing the most important influences on his thinking. Of particular importance is the tradition of the East Syrian ... More


Introduction: Theodore and Cyril in Context

Hauna T. Ondrey

in The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter establishes the scope and significance of the study. In addition to his Christology, Theodore’s Old Testament commentaries were implicated at Constantinople II for their ... More


Theodore of Mopsuestia: The Twelve within the First Age

Hauna T. Ondrey

in The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2, “Theodore of Mopsuestia: The Twelve within the First Age,” identifies the primary role Theodore assigns the Twelve Prophets in their ministry to Old Testament Israel as predicting future ... More


Creation in the Mirror of Scripture II: Patristic Approaches to the Biblical Witnesses beyond Genesis

Paul M. Blowers

in Drama of the Divine Economy: Creator and Creation in Early Christian Theology and Piety

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660414
eISBN:
9780191745980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660414.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Ultimately, the Christian theology of creation rested not simply on Genesis 1–2 but on an intertextual constellation of biblical writings, including the Psalms, Deutero-Isaiah, and the Wisdom ... More


Theodore of Mopsuestia: The Twelve as Christian Scripture

Hauna T. Ondrey

in The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 4, “Theodore of Mopsuestia: The Twelve as Christian Scripture,” considers the meaning Theodore draws from the texts of the Twelve Prophets as Christian scripture. Whereas scholars have ... More


Bringing Angels into the World: Catechesis and the Christian Imagination

Ellen Muehlberger

in Angels in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199931934
eISBN:
9780199332991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931934.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

As more adults began to join urban Christian congregations, the leaders of those communities devised training programs to teach new Christians the details of ritual. Those programs also asked ... More


The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Hauna T. Ondrey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This work compares the Minor Prophets commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria, isolating the role each interpreter assigns the Twelve Prophets in their ministry to Old ... More


Theodore and Cyril in Dialogue: Analysis and Implications

Hauna T. Ondrey

in The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This concluding chapter, “Theodore and Cyril in Dialogue: Analysis and Implications,” returns to charges surveyed in the Introduction, namely, that Theodore—and by extension Antiochene ... More


Antioch and Alexandria: Christology as Reflection on God’s Presence in History

Brian E. Daley, SJ

in God Visible: Patristic Christology Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199281336
eISBN:
9780191746925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281336.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The opposition between theologians centered in Antioch and those centered in Alexandria, both in their ways of interpreting Scripture and in their understandings of Christ’s person, is well known, if ... More


A Nexus of Commentatorson the Twelve: Theodore and Cyril’s Defense of Historia

Hauna T. Ondrey

in The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 1, “A Nexus of Commentators on the Twelve: Theodore and Cyril’s Defense of Historia,” compares Theodore’s and Cyril’s Minor Prophets commentaries with those of Didymus (on Zechariah only) and ... More


The Concept of Original Sin as Popular and Manichean Heresy

Pier Franco Beatrice

in The Transmission of Sin: Augustine and the Pre-Augustinian Sources

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199751419
eISBN:
9780199979424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751419.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter first demonstrates how Greek Fathers opposed the doctrine of original sin from the beginning with all of their theological and pastoral authority. They felt it to be alien to the main ... More


Three Chapters: The Fifth Council (553)

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses Three Chapters edicts issued by Emperor Justinian condemning the three advocates of two-nature Christology, Theodore of Mopsuestia, Theodore of Cyrrhus and Ibas of Edessa. ... More


Felix Culpa: The Infantile Adam and Asceticism as an Inherent Part of Creation

Jason Scully

in Isaac of Nineveh's Ascetical Eschatology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803584
eISBN:
9780191842009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803584.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the theological milieu that informs Isaac’s protological narrative, which in turn, informs his eschatology. Isaac’s protology is influenced by the infantile Adam tradition ... More


Proof Texts for the Ineffable: On Knowing Christ through Scripture

David A. Michelson

in The Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722960
eISBN:
9780191789595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722960.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

For Philoxenos, the scriptures performed an essential task in transmitting the mystery of the Incarnation to the faithful. For this mystagogical function to succeed, scripture had to be received in ... More


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