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God Visible: Patristic Christology Reconsidered

Brian E. Daley, SJ


This book considers the early development and reception of what is today the most widely professed Christian conception of Christ. The development of this doctrine admits of wide variations in expression and understanding, varying emphases in interpretation that are as striking in authors of the first millennium as they are among modern writers. The seven early ecumenical councils and their dogmatic formulations are crucial way stations in defining the shape of this study. It argues that the scope of previous enquiries, which focused on the declaration of the Council of Chalcedon in AD 451 tha ... More

Keywords: classical/early Christology, ecumenism, early church, patristic Christology, reception history, Chalcedon, scriptural interpretation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199281336
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199281336.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian E. Daley, SJ, author
Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame