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Title: Nineteenth century British Christological controversy, centring upon Edward Irving's doctrine of Christ's human nature
Author: Dorries, David William
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 1987
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Considerable misunderstanding has accompanied the life and doctrine of early nineteenth century British pastor and theologian, Edward Irving. Although commended for his noble character and ministerial excellence, his Christology aroused a st Preliminary tasks preceded our concluding assessment of Irving's doctrine in the context of controversy. After placing Irving and the controversy in historical perspective, we presented a careful study of the essential components of Irving's i We arrived at the following conclusion. From the writings of Irving's opponents, including the trial reports, we detected a definite docetic Christological tendency, particularly similar to the ancient Eutychean error.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Christological doctrines Philosophy Religion