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A. Preliminary definitions: icons and iconoclasm. An icon is a two-dimensional image, not 3-D (a picture, not a statue) The Second Council of Nicaea refined this definition to allow for bas-relief (Low relief).(2) An iconoclast is one who destroys “icons,” …
A. Patristic views: Ambrose & Augustine.
Even though they agreed on many things they differed on this point. Ambrose view was that of “metabolic realism” Here the two key elements, the bread and the wine really change into …
I.The Creation of a Tradition
A.The New Measures and B. The Legacy of Finney and the New Measures
- The Anxious Meeting and Anti-slavery. He appeals to the psychology of the mind. Human/Spiritual Affections. It first needs to be awakened and
I. Making of an Evangelist. Charles Finney and the new kind of revivalism, beginning of evangelization. (3rd phase of the 2nd Awakening)
A. Comments for Calvinists on Charles G. Finney. There is really continuity between what Finney does …
The Church on the Frontier
- The Challenge to the Churches. There were three phases of the 2nd Great Awakening. The First was an eastern phase. As best we can date the beginning of the 2nd Awakening would
I. The Satisfaction theory of the atonement (Anselm of Canterbury)
Anselm and Abelard
A. Background: medieval feudalism, honor
- Medieval feudalism and chivalry, Dishonor can be satisfied with blood
Anselm’s treatise is a thought experiment. It fits the Christ of the …
The influence of Aristotle on the Theology of Aquinas is important to note.
A. Thomas as a mediation theologian
Most of Aristotle’s works were simply unknown until the 12 century The writings of Aristotle become a piece that the Muslims …