The accolade "theologian of the Church" brings to mind a few thinkers in Christian history: Augustine, Gerson, Aquinas, Erasmus, and, closer to our century, the weighty contributions of Reformed dogmatician
Karl Barth; the late Dominican Friar Yves Congar, OP; and the Romanian Orthodox theologian, Fr.
(42) In 1852, Loehe offered a similar exegetical conclusion, this time written in response to the writings of the Lutheran dogmatician
, Samuel Schelwig, from the year 1602.
I attended the lecture course of Professor Vittorio Subilia, in many ways a respected dogmatician
, who nevertheless refused to be "fooled" by Vatican II.
Loehe appropriated David Hollaz (1648-1713), the last great dogmatician
of Lutheran orthodoxy in the eighteenth century.
Soloviev, however, was far from a dogmatician
. His philosophy attempts to express this Orthodox principle of the divine-human union in Christ in the categories of German idealism, particularly the philosophy of Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling (1775-1854).
Krafft, a representative of the theology of the awakening, inspired him to read dogmatic theology, and this led him to the writings of David Hollaz (1648-1713), the last great dogmatician
of Lutheran orthodoxy.
After a stint in parliamentary politics, he returned to the Church and was ordained at the age of 48, later to emerge as a leading Orthodox dogmatician
A major Protestant tradition, culminating in the work of the important dogmatician
Karl Barth, decided in favor of the first interpretation.
The historian, the dogmatician
, and the existentialist exegete all contribute valuable dimensions on preexistence that must be held in mutual critical tension.
Nor was it Bobbio's intention first and foremost to change legal dogmaticians
' way of arguing.
I have often thought, my friend, that it must have puzzled these dogmaticians
of a thousand years ago, to determine, even, by which of their two boasted roads it is that the cryptographist attains the solution of the more complicate cyphers--or by which of them Champollion guided mankind to those important and innumerable truths which, for so many centuries, have lain entombed amid the phonetical hieroglyphics of Egypt.
We hear from time to time of mortalists, but they--for all that Thomas Hobbes and John Milton dwelt in their midst--have not enjoyed the kind of profile that scholars, over the past decades, have constructed for other dogmaticians
of questionable orthodoxy.