Heresy and orthodoxy

by Jules Lebreton

Publisher: Collier-Macmillan in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementJules Lebreton and Jacques Zeiler ; translated from the French by Ernest C. Messenger ; with a foreword by Augustin Fliche and Victor Martin.
SeriesA history of the early Church -- bk.3
ContributionsZeiller, Jacques.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21497753M

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The Heresy of Orthodoxy provides a comprehensive rebuttal to the thesis originating with German scholar Walter Bauer and later popularized by Elaine Pagels and most especially, Bart Ehrman.

In short, the claim is that the books of the New Testament represent a later political consensus of the victors which excluded competing by: 5. Particularly concerned with christology and trinitarianism, the author calls on the four major creeds of the church Apostles', Nicene, Athanasian, and Chalcedonian to separate orthodoxy from heresy.

He acknowledges that heresy has done much more than confuse and divide the church. It has also helped the church to classify orthodoxy/5(21).

In this book The Heresy of Orthodoxy prolific and leading NT scholar Andreas J. Kostenberger along with Michael J. Kruger argue to the contrary showing that Christian orthodoxy was established and adhered to in-at least-the first half of the second century.

To do this Kostenberger and Kruger open two fronts, one historical and the other canonical.5/5(5). Heretical ideas contributed positively to the process by compelling the church to better define and refine orthodox beliefs. Hendriksen Publishers has republished this book in under the title, Heresies: Heresy and Orthodoxy in the History of the Church/5.

Walter Bauer's Orthodoxy & Heresy has established itself as a classic refutation of the "myth" that "in the beginning" orthodoxy was there first & heresy was a deviation from the norm. The Heresy of Orthodoxy: How Contemporary Culture’s Fascination with Diversity Has Reshaped Our Understanding of Early Christianity by Andreas J.

Kostenberger and Michael J. Kruger (Crossway: Wheaton, ). In recent years there have been renewed attempts to call into question how the Christian canon of the Bible was formed. One particular approach has been to Continue reading Book .