Cerfaux, Lucien Overview. Publication Timeline. Most widely held works about Lucien Cerfaux. Most widely held works by Lucien Cerfaux. Christ in the theology of St. Paul by Lucien Cerfaux Book 21 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide "Saint Paul's thought can be approached from many sides, but we shall always find it complex, whichever one we take.

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The participation of these Churches in the Ecumenical Movement, the conversations presently being held between their representatives and those of the Orthodox Church for eventual reunion, and the widespread interest in ecumenism, will assure to this book a well-deserved success. Professor A. This explains the fact that Alexandrian Christianity receives quite a preferential treatment in his book pp.

But the book which is beautifully illustrated will not be read as a handbook of Church history but for its precious description of the remarkable survival of the Eastern communities throughout the Middle Ages up to the modern times.

In this respect it offers to the student a very competent collection of otherwise unavailable information. Translated by John C. New York: Sheed and Ward, The author's long he is 85 years old and brilliant career as both theologian and biblical scholar automatically guarantees him a hearing. A defender of Father M. Lagrange's "La Methode Historique," Fr. Crefaux was a pioneer in the Catholic biblical revival. His distinguished writing career reached a climax in l with the completion of a trilogy of Pauline studies: Christ in the Theology of St.

Paul, The Church in the Theology of St. Paul, and The Christian in the Theology of St. The present volume is described on the dust jacket as " an extract of the spiritual doctrine contained in this trilogy. Paul's epistles. But it more than this. Taking the epistles in chronological order with an occasional assist from the Acts , Fr. Cerfaux has managed to construct a happy blend of St.

Paul's life, doctrine and religious maturation. From the very beginning of the book the author's penetrating analyses are matched by his clarity and orthodoxy. The reader is treated to such succinct phrases as: " Paul clearly affirms that God raised Jesus, not so that he might be his son, but because he was his son. Cerfaux ; the emergence of Christ's diverse headships in the Captivity Epistles; the Eucharist and the resurrection. Particularly commendable is the author's treatment of the theology of salvation in the Epistle to the Romans.

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Cerfaux, Lucien

New Testament scholar; b. Presles, Belgium, June 14, ; d. Lourdes, France, Aug. He received a Ph.


Cerfaux, Lucien 1883-1968






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