A dubious Christological formula: From Leontius of Byzantium to Karl Barth

Shults, F. LeRon
September 1996
Theological Studies;Sep96, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p431
Academic Journal
Discusses the use of the formula of anhypostasis-enhypostasis in describing the relation between the human and divine natures of Jesus Christ. Conflict in the use of Scholastics with the use of terms in patristic Christology; Goal of tracing the genesis and development of the terms from Leontius of Byzantium to Karl Bath to show the moves that led to the radical misreading of Leontius.


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