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St. Michael's College Courses
Reid Locklin

 Athanasius – Orations against Arians  Die in Adam, but reborn in Christ  Hungry and tired for our sake before came in flesh for us  Goal to understand Christ is to understand both natures  Importance of ignorance, human trait  Wasn’t ignorant but acted like he was  Indwelling, will, uniquely in Christ  Transformation of the will  Ambiguous about free will  Appollonaris – On Union in Christ of the body with the Godhead  Hunger and thirst, but divinity allow to overcome in time of need  Not ignorant (logos is divine)  Believed self to be one with God  Humanity and divinity of God  Co-mingling is what allows for salvation to occur  Forgive sin by becoming man who can’t sin  Jesus doesn't have human soul  Union emphasized for soteriological reason  Salvation because human death, human part to be agent  Flesh changed because unified with logos, sanctification and divinization of flesh so our flesh can be changed (like Athanasius)  Ontological change, theosis … flesh itself changed  Not human rational intellect so not human choice  Theodore – On the Incarnation  Christ both fully divine and human, distinct and appropriate but one person in union  Good pleasure, Logos  Wisdom and grace  Growth of wisdom and age – grace by Jesus’s inclination  Human being whose will was determined by God’s will  God united through logos in womb  May have been ignorant (growth) but protected by logos, had human soul  Emphasizing flesh and salvation  Underplays free choice because unified with logos from birth  Marriage relationship between human and divinity of Jesus  Agency and free choice  Council of Nicea and Constantinople  Trinity, homo-ousios, father and son  Beginning vs creating (in time)  Rule of speech – whatever said of father is of son but father is father, son is son  Father and son share one ousia but don’t share hypostases (two persons but one substance)  Council of Ephesus and Chalcedon – Christological controversies (not on trinity but on person of Christ)  Nicea wins against A
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