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    DescriptionThe Church in the Age of Constantine provides a refined theological screening of the doctrinal and ethical thinking during the fourth century. Relating biblical essentials to ancient cosmology and anthropology, Roldanus uses the concept of 'contextualisation' to appreciate this process. He makes clear that, however much the winning positions were dependent on the interfering of the State, the theological reflection went nevertheless its proper way, conditioned as it was by various understandings of salvation-in-Christ. There was a natural concern to relate salvation to the most important elements of the existing culture. Providing models for reflection on inculturation, this study helps students to focus on the essentials and to form and unprejudiced opinion on this crucial period of history.


 

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    Title
    The Church in the Age of Constantine
    Subtitle
    The Theological Challenges
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Johannes Roldanus
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 385 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415409049
    ISBN 10: 0415409047
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    Libri: I-RL
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    DC22: 270.2
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BR205 .R65 2006
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL067000, REL033000
    Thema V1.0: NH, QRAX, NHC
    Edition
    Annotated
    Illustrations note
    1 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    30 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    1. Earlier Contextualisation 2. Crisis and Recognition 3. The Church Fathers Assess the Change 4. Defining Christ's Relation to God 5. Christianity Matures 6. External and Internal Repercussions