adoptionist


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adoptionist

(əˈdɒpʃənɪst)
n
someone who believes in adoptionism
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In that column I said the first christologies, what people believed about Jesus, were "adoptionist." The stories we have in the gospels are older than the gospels.
He covers Alcuin's formation and reputation; the adoptionist crisis; mission, episcopy, and monarchy; the Bible; prayer; education; and poetry.
Canadian courts have long employed an adoptionist approach to customary international-law rules, provided there is no express conflict in Canadian law.
The main point on the agenda of the Council, apart from Horos' adoptionist heresy, was the discussion of the Nicaean concluding decree: (9) The Council of Frankfurt opposed the sacramental charge of the icons which is still found today in Orthodox cults where images are thought to mediate the presence of God.
Thus, making continuous references to proximate developments in Islam, Brown elaborates the adoptionist theology of the Ebionites, their federal universalism, their critique of kingship as of the temple priesthood, and their notion of baptism as the primary emblem of purification rather than redemptive sacrifice--all with a view to understanding, with Schoeps, the world-historical "paradox" by which "Jewish Christianity indeed disappeared within the Christian church, but was preserved in Islam" (27).
Strange as it may seem to some readers, the rather structured Roukema approved both the adoptionist and the catholic Christology.
It was, at least in part, the discussion of Christ's nature and the concern about how Christ's relationship to God the Father should be understood, a revival of the old Adoptionist controversy, that led to the introduction of the Roman rite in Spain.
In Charlemagne's days, the minds were agitated by the adoptionist controversy started by Felix of Urgel and Elipandus of Toledo, who affirmed that while Christ was the true Son of God, his human nature, "according to which he was a son of David", received God's Sonship through adoption by God (36).
Two letters expressing friendship, another four detailing collaborative plans for the fight against the Adoptionist heresy, and one more commending Benedict to a distant friend all bear witness to the strong tie between these two seminal figures.
finds that Rahner loses Jesus' humanity as the locus of salvation and that Pannenberg's Christology is adoptionist. I find M.'s reading of Pannenberg more convincing than his reading of Rahner.
(46) In conducting a lockstep analysis, or even in conducting more sophisticated "adoptionist" analyses, in which federal constitutional law is first consulted and then voluntarily incorporated into the body of state constitutional law, (47) state courts frequently examine the text of the national Constitution, the founding history of the national Constitution, and federal judicial decisions interpreting the national Constitution.