The section of Christian theology dealing with the identity of Jesus Christ, particularly the question of the relation of his human and divine natures.
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The written text and set forms of public services, especially of the Eucharist. In the Greek Orthodox church, the word “liturgy” often means “the (liturgy of the) Eucharist.”
The term is used generally to refer to the thought of Huldrych Zwingli, but is often used to refer specifically to his views on the sacraments, especially on the “real presence” (which for Zwingli was more of a “real absence”).
used in different senses in the Bible. it means physical death as well as spiritual death. the latter being separation from God.
This is an identification of the universe with God. With this view there is a blurring of the distinction between the Creator and the creation as well as an attack upon the personality and nature of God. Pantheism tends to equate God with the process of the universe and states that the universe is God […]
MODALISM Modalism or Sabellianism is a heresy that began in the 3rd century by a theologian named Sabellias who rejected the Orthodox Trinitarian doctrine of the Trinity that states that the Trinity consists of three distinct persons namely, Father Son and the Holy Spirit, both simultaneously co-equal ,co-existing and one in essence. Modalism view of […]
The theory, especially associated with Thomas Aquinas, that there exists a correspondence or analogy between the created order and God, as a result of the divine creatorship. The idea gives theoretical justification to the practice of drawing conclusions from the known objects and relationships of the natural order concerning God.
An alternative termfor “patristicwriters.”
A theological heresy, which arose during the third century, associated with writers such as Noetus, Praxeas, and Sabellius, focusing on the belief that the Father suffered as the Son. In other words, the suffering of Christ on the cross is to be regarded as the suffering of the Father. According to these writers, the only […]
Angel means messenger. Angels are created (Psalm 148:2,5; Col. 1:16), non-human, spirit beings (Heb. 1:14). They are immortal (Luke 20:36), innumerable (Heb. 12:22), invisible (Num. 22:22-31), sexless (Matt. 22:30), and do the will of God (Psalm 103:20). These angels have a ministry to believers. They guide (Gen. 24:7, 40), protect (Psalm 34:7), and comfort (Acts […]