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The eternal generation of the Son : maintaining orthodoxy in Trinitarian theology

Author: Kevin Giles
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Theologian Kevin Giles defends the historically orthodox and ecumenical doctrine of the eternal generation of the Son of God. He argues on biblical, historical and theological bases that, given its fundamental meaning, this formulation is indispensable, irreplaceable and faithful to Christian revelation. --from publisher description.
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Named Person: Jesus Christ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Giles
ISBN: 9780830839650 0830839658
OCLC Number: 759909803
Description: 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
"Doing" evangelical theology --
No biblical warrant? --
The eternal generation of the Son: from the apologists to Athanasius --
The Cappadocian fathers and the Nicene creed --
The eternal generation of the Son: Augustine and Aquinas --
The Reformation and post-Reformation tradition --
Does the eternal generation of the Son imply or necessitate the eternal subordination of the son? --
Are there better ways to ground the Father-Son distinction than the eternal begetting of the son? --
The eternal generation of the Son in contemporary theology --
The final summing up of the case in defense.
Responsibility: Kevin Giles ; foreword by Robert Letham.

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Theologian Kevin Giles defends the historically orthodox and ecumenical doctrine of the eternal generation of the Son of God. He argues on biblical, historical and theological bases that, given its fundamental meaning, this formulation is indispensable, irreplaceable and faithful to Christian revelation. --from publisher description.
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