1 John: On Docetism and Resurrection by L. Daniel Cantey Jr. PDF

By L. Daniel Cantey Jr.

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ISBN-13: 9781532604188

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What if heresy had grown in the church, maturing secretly over greater than a millennium, operating ailing below the canopy of correct trust and worship? This startling and provocative booklet argues that the traditional heresy of Docetism, reappearing in a sort resonant with its unique denial of Christ's physique, has introduced the Western church to its present kingdom of disrepair. Docetism has irreparably fractured Western Christendom, lowering the church to a tangled mass of denominations and sects, whereas additionally infecting the process Western society past the ecclesia. Progressing from an ontological origin orientated towards the dissolution of shape, Docetism has led peoples confident in their march towards cohesion into ever deepening alienation. even though it has repercussions for theological anthropology, this ontological beginning has its profoundest implications for the doctrine of God. the answer to Docetism, as proposed via the writer, starts with a conception of the Trinity grounded within the tenets of biblical knowledge and explicated when it comes to the kin of beginning among the divine persons.

"Cantey deals a right away problem to Christians who would look calmly at the divisions that have marked the Church all through its history. Arguing from an avowedly Orthodox point of view on background, the modern Church, and the ebook of First John, Cantey challenges Christians to think about the matter of disunity as one of those 'New Docetism.' Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant believers alike will locate Cantey's e-book insightful, confrontational, and provocative."
--Matthew Lynch, Dean of experiences, Lecturer in previous testomony, Westminster Theological Centre

"If the Holy Spirit gathers the physique of Christ in cohesion, as Israel hearing our God is One and loving thy God with your entire middle create team spirit of individuals and self at one with God within the Covenant, then what are we to make of department within the Western Church? 1 John offers a profoundly unsettling and difficult resolution to this question."
--Steven M. Tipton, writer of Public Pulpits and The lifestyles to Come

"In this tough booklet, Cantey reminds us that lack of team spirit is a hazard to the church in addition to the state. His energetic demand a renewed appreciation of the physique of Christ will hassle a few readers, yet his championing of ecclesial team spirit and repair to God and neighbor may also help offer a corrective for the fragmented smooth city."
--Timothy P. Jackson, Professor of Christian Ethics, Candler college of Theology, Emory University

L. Daniel Cantey Jr. teaches faith and philosophy at Bethel collage in McKenzie, Tennessee. He earned his doctorate at Emory collage and his master's in theology from Yale Divinity college. sooner than graduate research he served as an officer within the US military, together with participation within the invasion of Iraq (2003). Mr. Cantey switched over to jap Orthodoxy from Protestantism in 2013.

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