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Historical/Theological Studies (pt. 2)
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latin put together is "in flesh," the doctrine that the eternal second person pf the Trinity became a human being and "assumed flesh" in Jesus of Nazareth.
comes from the latin "to lead in" or "to introduce," a philosophical term for the process of reasoning that begins by experience or observation of a particular instance, which leads logically to the establishment of a general law or principle.
latin, "contemplation," knowledge that comes without the use of the senses. Some consider this to be the means by which humans, created in the image of God, attain knowledge of God.
just war theory
a way of morally justifying conflict, by the theory that, despite its evils, it may be necessary and justifiable under certain conditions and within certain limitations. Conditions are constructed for how best to enter such conflict.
(Lat. "classical passage") A particular text, usually in Scripture, that is considered a primary place from which a doctrine or biblical concept is derived.
a figure of speech by which one thing is spoken of in terms of another (e.g., Job 8:16-17).
also called the "medieval period"; traditionally associated with the 5th to the 15th century. The collapse of the western Roman Empire begins this period, which was followed by the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery.
a term used to describe doctrine since the time of Friedrich Schleiermacher (1766-1834) in recognition that his doctrinal approach began a new era.
a theological movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries among Protestants and Roman Catholics who sought to interpret Christianity in light of contemporary knowledge.
(Gr. "a solitary," or "to be alone") a form of the Christian life practiced by people who take vows (usually of poverty, chastity, and obedience), practice asceticism, and often live apart from the rest of the world.
a term used in Roman Catholic thought for the branch of doctrine that deals with the rightness and wrongness of human actions in relation to God. Termed Christian ethics in protestantism.
the philosophical study of being as being. It is thus the study of the underlying principles present in all things that exist solely by virtue of their existing.
"right belief" or "praise," that which is considered correct or proper belief, particularly stemming from the teachings of early ecumenical church councils from Nicaea (325) to Chalcedon (451).
(Lat. "peacemaking") the view that violence and war are morally wrong, and thus a strong dedication to the promotion of peace. Refusal to participate in war and to avoid violence at all costs.
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