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Noun1.protology - the study of origins and first things; "To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
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Both Gregory's protology and eschatology are in continuity with those of Origen.
Lewis gives us a Narnian protology in his The Magician's Nephew.
Ramelli studies Plato's influence on the protology and eschatology of Origen and Gregory of Nyssa.
In order to make it clear that I do not exclude a priori Kojeve's statement, I offer here the sequence of eternity as conveyed by Pareyson, from which one may conclude that "the inaccessible divine transcendence does not exclude its engagement in time and in the world, but instead requires it even as it withdraws in its remoteness, implacably unless it is mundanized or secularized, that is, it extends the history in which man lives his tragic story by a past that is more of a past than any historical past and by a future that is more of a future than any historical future; a past that is originary rather than primordial and a future that is not final but rather an ultimatum, the past of protology and the future of eschatology" (11), and all filled with life/resurrection.
La version inglesa de este articulo fue publicada por el autor el mismo ano: IDEM, <<The Victory of Protology over Eschatology?
4) The connection of protology and eschatology we find in Jesus' sayings and deeds fits neatly within this newer paradigm: the saving act of God's eschaton is already in motion within this world in conflict with and working to overcome the evil of this world.
28) See Warren Austin Gage, The Gospel of Genesis: Studies in Protology and Eschatology (Winona Lake, IN: Carpenter Books, 1984).
But in that case does God choose eternally to be good, rejecting and yet retaining in himself an evil that is no longer only possible, as the protology tells us (self-origination and creation), and not even separable and then consumable as eschatology antinomically declares (judgment and apocatastasis)?
13] To conclude, I have argued that sound in Magnolia acts as a deep narrative, playing on the narrative's protology and eschatology to create a kind of purposefulness and direction in the film.
Turner depicts the shift of emphasis from the Timaeus in Middle Platonism to the Philebus and Parmenides in subsequent Neoplatonic speculators and the Platonizing Sethian treatises, the latter abandoning by the third century "all interest in the Genesis protology in favor of a transcendental theology" (pp.
He also draws on materials associated with the eastern Valentinian Theodotus in order to distinguish the more primitive Christology, soteriology, and protology of eastern Valentinianism from the more elaborate theories of the western systems.
The opening chapters of Genesis provide a protology for the history of Israel, and place the stories of the family of Abraham and of the people Israel within the framework of creation and world history.