Christ in Christian Tradition: Volume 2 Part 3: The Churches of Jerusalem and Antioch

Hardcover | October 25, 2013

byAlois Grillmeier, Theresia Hainthaler, Luise Abramowski

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This volume of Christ in Christian Tradition continues Alois Cardinal Grillmeier's pioneering work in the field of the early history of Christology. Here the focus is on Christianity in Palestine and Syria (the Fertile Crescent) after the Council of Chalcedon and before the advent of Islam. Aconsideration underlying the entire book is whether we can speak of a consistent Christology throughout the Christian East before Islam and to what extent the Christian East retained the biblical message of Jesus, despite the various divisions that occurred within its borders. Chapters have beencollected, edited, and reworked by Theresia Hainthaler with additional contributions from Tanios Bou Mansour and Luise Abramowski.The first part of this volume examines Christology in Palestine from Chalcedon until Islam, including the theology of monks and ascetics, the School of Gaza, and liturgy. The second part is devoted to the Christology in the patriarchate of Antioch from 451 to the end of the sixth century.In 1951 Alois Cardinal Grillmeier (1910-1998) first published Das Konzil von Chalcedon , a work focused on the pre-Chalcedon period and the events of the Council in 451. The first chapter of this would become the first volume ofChrist in Christian Tradition . The work appeared in English in 1965.In 1986 Volume 2/1 appeared with a foreword explaining the author's intention to provide a comprehensive study of Christology from the beginning up to c.800. This was translated to English in 1987. Three further volumes appeared: 2/2 (1989, translated 1995), 2/4 (1990, translated 1996) and thepresent volume, 2/3 (2002). This volume completes the translation of the published volumes into English. Editorial work continues on volume 2/5 which has yet to publish in German.

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This volume of Christ in Christian Tradition continues Alois Cardinal Grillmeier's pioneering work in the field of the early history of Christology. Here the focus is on Christianity in Palestine and Syria (the Fertile Crescent) after the Council of Chalcedon and before the advent of Islam. Aconsideration underlying the entire book is...

Jesuit theologian, Alois Cardinal Grillmeier (1910-1998) wrote 12 major books and several hundred academic articles during his lifetime. Christ in Christian Tradition is his best known work, looking at the development of Christology from early Christian times to the ninth century, and drawing particularly on the traditions of the East...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:664 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:October 25, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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I: Christology in Palestine in the Post-Chalcedonian Centuries until the Appearance of IslamAlois Grillmeier: 1. Palestine and its Christological Groupings after 4512. The Actual Christology of the Palestinian Church3. A Synthesis of Palestinian Christology at the End of the 6th Century According to Terms and Formgeschichte: Pamphilus the Theologian4. Theresia Hainthaler: Retrospect and ProspectII: Christology in the Patriarchate of Antioch after 451 to the End of the 6th CenturyAlois Grillmeier, Theresia Hainthaler, Tanios Bou Mansour, Luise Abramowski: I: Placing the Patriarchate of Antioch in Context1. Alois Grillmeier: Extent and Organization of the Patriarchate of Antioch2. Theresia Hainthaler: The Hierarchical Split of the Patriarchate of Antioch3. Theresia Hainthaler: On Pre-Islamic Christianity among the Arabs in the Sphere of Influence of the Patriarchate of Antioch4. Theresia Hainthaler: The School of Antioch and Theological Schools in the Patriarchate of Antioch5. Theresia Hainthaler: The Persian Debater Symeon of Beth Ar am and his Anti-Nestorian Position6. Alois Grillmeier: The Tritheist Controversy in the 6th Century and its Importance in Syriac Christology7. Theresia Hainthaler: The Christological of the Patriarchs Occupying the Throne of AntiochII: Greek Theology1. Alois Grillmeier: Pseudo-Dionysius Areopagita2. Theresia Hainthaler: Ephraem of Antioch and His Neo-Chalcedonism3. Theresia Hainthaler: Anastasius, the Great Bishop of Antioch4. Theresia Hainthaler: A Christological Controversy among the Severans at the End of the 6th Century: The Conversion of Probus and John Barbour to ChalcedonianismIII: Syriac TheologyTanios Bou Mansour: Introduction: On Syriac Christology before Chalcedon1. Tanios Bou Mansour: The Christology of Jacob of Sarug2. Tanios Bou Mansour: The Christology of Philoxenus of Mabbug3. Luise Abramowski: From the Controversy on Unus ex Trinitate passus est : The Protest of Habib against Philoxenus Epistula dogmatica to the MonksBibliographyIndices