By Jon M. Robertson

An in depth research of 1 theological notion (divine mediation) that used to be crucial to the Christological controversy of the early fourth century. by way of analysing the perspectives of 3 contributors on the Council of Nicaea (325), Jon M. Robertson demonstrates the diversity of views in a manner that questions renowned methods to the interval that see the debate as having in simple terms facets. His research constitutes a brand new method of the early Arian controversy, in addition to displaying the theological backdrop of Athanasius' perception on Christ as mediator. It additional demonstrates the modern relevance of the problem via giving an Athanasian critique of the fashionable Christology of Roger Haight.

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