Christology

The Heresy of Modalism by Vladimir Šušić

The heresy of Modalism is an ancient heresy originating in the early third century in the teachings of Noetus, Praxeas, Sabellius and their followers and associates. Modalism, also known as Sabellianism, Patripassianism, Monarchianism and in these times “Oneness Pentecostalism”, teaches that there exists a unipersonal God who merely assumes 3, or more, different forms, chiefly […]

The Theological message of Paul as it relates to the primitive Christology of Philippians 2:5-11 by Pastor Rudolph Boshoff

In this study of Paul’s Christology I will research the essential Christological idea that Paul was affirming from the earliest Christian community. The foundational text for my study will be from Paul’s letter to the Philippians in chapter 2 verse 5-11(Bowman and Komoszewski 2007:166-167). I will show that Paul is quoting an early doxological hymn […]

Did Jesus’ divinity evolve through the Gospels? A Response to Shabir Ally’s Progressive Christology Argument” by Angelos Kyriakides

Based on the assumption that Mark was the first of the four gospels written, and John the last, there are those who believe that Jesus originally displayed Himself as a mere prophet-teacher in Mark but subsequently underwent an evolution of sorts. They claim that in the interval between Mark and John, when Luke and Matthew […]