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Author Pelikan, Jaroslav, 1923-2006.

Title Christianity and classical culture : the metamorphosis of natural theology in the Christian encounter with Hellenism / Jaroslav Pelikan
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1993
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages) : maps
Series Gifford lectures at Aberdeen ; 1992-1993
Gifford lectures ; 1992-1993
Contents pt. 1. Natural theology as apologetics. Classical culture and Christian theology ; Natural theology as apologetics ; The language of negation ; God and the ways of knowing ; The many and the one ; The universe as cosmos ; Space, time, and deity ; The image of god ; The source of all good ; From Tyche to Telos. -- pt. 2. Natural theology as presupposition. Christian theology and classical culture ; Natural theology as presupposition ; The lexicon of transcendence ; Faith as the fulfillment of reason ; The one and the three ; Cosmos as contingent creation ; The economy of salvation ; The metamorphosis of human nature ; The worship offered by rational creatures ; The life of the aeon to come. -- Glossary of Greek technical terms from sources ancient and modern
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-351) and indexes
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Macrina, the Younger, Saint, approximately 330-379 or 380.
Cappadocian Fathers.
Christianity and culture -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Civilization, Classical.
Natural theology -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300158157 (electronic bk.)
9780300158151 (electronic bk.)