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    DescriptionNo period of history was more formative for the development of Christianity than the patristic age, when church leaders, monks, and laity established the standard features of Christianity as we know it today. Combining historical and theological analysis, Christopher Beeley presents a detailed and far-reaching account of how key theologians and church councils understood the most central element of their faith, the identity and significance of Jesus Christ. Focusing particularly on the question of how Christ can be both human and divine and reassessing both officially orthodox and heretical figures, Beeley traces how an authoritative theological tradition was constructed. His book holds major implications for contemporary theology, church history, and ecumenical discussions, and it is bound to revolutionize the way in which patristic tradition is understood.

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    The Unity of Christ
    Continuity and Conflict in Patristic Tradition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher A. Beeley
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    ISBN 13: 9780300178623
    ISBN 10: 030017862X

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T General Subject: 690
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    DC22: 273.1
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    DC22: 273/.1
    LC classification: BR67 .B377 2012
    DC23: 273.1
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    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    30 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Author Information
    Christopher Beeley is Walter H. Gray Associate Professor of Anglican Studies and Patristics at Yale Divinity School. He is the author of Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light, which won the 2010 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise. Beeley lives in New Haven, CT.
    Review quote
    "Significant ... an important work."-John Gavin, Theological Studies -- John Gavin Theological Studies