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From logos to trinity : the evolution of religious beliefs from Pythagoras to Tertullian /

"This book presents a critical evaluation of the doctrine of the Trinity, tracing its development and investigating the intellectual, philosophical, and theological background that shaped this influential doctrine of Christianity. Despite the centrality of Trinitarian thought to Christianity, a...

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Main Author: Hillar, Marian.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / by Anthony Buzzard
  • The logos in Greek culture
  • The logos in Judaism
  • The development of Jewish Messianic traditions: the source of Christian scrupture and doctrines
  • Development of the Hellenistic Christian doctrine
  • Justin Martyr and the logos
  • Justin Martyr and the metaphysical triad
  • Terullian, originator of the trinity
  • Tertullian and the son of God
  • Thomas Aquinas and the accepted concept of the Trinity
  • Appendix I: The possible sources for the development of the Christian Trinitarian concepts
  • Appendix II: Egyptian chronology.