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Start by marking Apologetic for Filioque in Medieval Theology as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This study examines the defense of the filioque clause in four of the leading medieval theologians in the Catholic Church, seeking to show why it mattered so much to them: Anselm (1033-1109) Richard St Victor (d. 1173) Thomas Aquinas (1224-1275) Bonaventure (1217-1274) The book provides: An initial chapter providing the historical background to the debate about filioque. A introduction to the general Trinitarian theology of each influential thinker.

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He is the author of several books including his most recent, Luther as a Spiritual Adviser (2007). Wipf & Stock Publishers.

By Dennis Ngien View profile for: Dr. Dennis Ngien. The original Nicene Creed (AD 381) said that the Holy Spirit "proceeds from the Father" and the Eastern Orthodox churches follow that wording to this day. However, in the West the growing tradition was to think of the Spirit as "proceeding from the Father and the Son" (Latin: filioque) and eventually in AD 589 the ecumenical creed of Nicea was modified by the Catholic church to include the word "filioque" (and the Son).

He is founder of the Centre for Mentorship and Theological Reflection, and author of Apologetic for Filioque in Medieval Theology (Paternoster Press, 2005) as well as numerous journal articles.

The filioque clause is a heavily disputed part of Christian trinitarian theology and one of the core differences between Catholic and Orthodox traditions. Apologetic for Filioque in Medieval Theology. Bletchley, Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2005.

Dennis Ngien, Apologetic for Filioque in Medieval Theology, 2005, 13. I would argue that the two can never conflict, although there is an infinite gap between what has been revealed economically and what is true. I would argue that the two can never conflict, although there is an infinite gap between what has been revealed economically and what is true ontologically I take the majority of instances of the word God when not explicitly indicative the Son or Spirit to be the Father

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The original Nicene Creed (AD 381) said that the Holy Spirit "proceeds from the Father" and the Eastern Orthodox churches follow that wording to this day. However, in the West the growing tradition was to think of the Spirit as "proceeding from the Father and the Son" (Latin: filioque) and eventually in AD 589 the ecumenical creed of Nicea was modified by the Catholic church to include the word "filioque" (and the Son). This controversial move was the sole doctrinal cause of the Great Schism that divided the Orthodox and Catholic churches (AD 1054) and it remains a dividing issue with the Christian church to this day.

This study examines the defense of the filioque clause in four of the leading medieval theologians in the Catholic Church seeking to show why it mattered so much to them:

Anselm (1033-1109) Richard St Victor (d. 1173) Thomas Aquinas (1224-1275) Bonaventure (1217-1274)

Book Provides:

- An initial chapter providing the historical background to the debate about filioque

- A introduction to the general Trinitarian theology of each influential thinker

- A detailed study of the reasoning behind their support for the filioque clause


Apologetic for Filioque in Medieval Theology download epub
Theology
Author: Dennis Ngien
ISBN: 1842272942
Category: Christian Books & Bibles
Subcategory: Theology
Language: English
Publisher: Paternoster (November 1, 2004)
Pages: 240 pages