5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Augustus belief about evil
- The Body of Christ ( Ecclesiological Answer)
- Christ as a Teacher
- Double Precession of the Holy Spirit
- a "The Greek citizens who are able to vote"; anything that has to do with the church.
- b -Believed that there is no such thing as evil because God created everything, so therefore everything is good.
-believed that just becasue things happen out of harmony/sync with something else does not make it evil
- c In the eastern church, in line with the teaching of teh first council of Constantinople, the Holy Spirit is understood to proceed from the father through the son (single procession). Augustine, however, spoke of the Spirit as the mutual love of the Father and the Son in his tract De Trinitate. Based on this view the western church included filoque in the Nicene Constantinopolitan Creed.
- d Christ became human to teach us the truth, the true law, to teach us how to live, the "Law of Love"
- e means human bearer
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- -believed that God created everything, but the things that he created doesn't exist forever and is therefore capable of being corrupt.
- Accepted the hypostatic union
- means "reading" something to predict the future.
- Said that Jesus tricked the devil in order to save humans
The ideal is that humans are sinners & Satan taught us how to sin, so we owed satan for teaching us this skill. So God trades Jesus for us, satan accepts and kills Jesus. Then God raises him from the dead leaving satan with nothing.
- means God bearer
5 True/False Questions
Apollinaris of Laodicea → He supported the Council of Nicea & believed in Jesus' divinity
However, he believed that Jesus did not have a human soul
He thought that the divine logos of the son had invaded Jesus ' body and made him lack the things that made on human.
No pain, No doubt, no emotions
Which implies the emotions that Jesus was making in the bible were fake.
Faustus → The Manichean Bishop, whose great talent was his "eloquent sppech" and the "smoothness of his language"
Cyprian → -Augustus' lifelong friend
-His weakness was the circus
-Was very honest; had a very strong sense of morality
-Government official; never accepted a bribe
The Primacy of Grace → Against the monk Pelagius and his followers, Augustine argued that humans are incapable of taking the intial steps towards salvation without grace. Augustine argued for the primary importance of God's gift of grace rather than human effort. Where Pelagius argued for "encouraging grace", Augustine argued for "effecting" grace. Augustine's moto about God's grace: "Give what you command and command what you will".
Law of Love → i. Love God above all things
ii. Love your neighbor as you love yourself