Defining the Faith

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene

Published in print July 2002 | ISBN: 9780199252381
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600654 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Defining the Faith

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An exposition of the doctrines of the Christian Faith as John sets them forth in his On the Orthodox Faith, and his polemical writings against Monophysites, Monothelites, and Nestorians. Doctrines treated include the Trinity, Christology, creation, and human nature, prayer, and sacraments. Also included are brief accounts of the history of these doctrines up to John Damascene.

Keywords: Christology; creation; human nature; Monophysites; Monothelites; Nestorians; prayer; sacraments; Trinity

Chapter.  49585 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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