Chapter

Conclusion

Benjamin John King

in Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780199548132
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720383 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548132.003.0007

Series: Changing Paradigms in Historical and Systematic Theology

Conclusion

Show Summary Details

Preview

This book avoids the categories that beset a certain type of historical theology written since Theodore de Régnon at the end of the 19th century, doing so in order to reveal the mistakes in the historiography of doctrine that Newman introduced and that some Anglophone scholars inherited. The conclusion suggests what influence these mistakes had on the writings of subsequent Oxford scholars on Athanasius's view of the Trinity and on the importance of Origen.

Keywords: historical theology; doctrine; de Régnon; 19th century; Newman; Oxford; Athanasius; Trinity; Origen

Chapter.  7014 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.