In the history of Christianity, there has never been a century or so where there has not been some kind of theological controversy. In any
Irenaeus is an important father of the church for a number of reasons. His extensive writing and fairly impeccable theology situated in the period which
“It is interesting, however, that though the Neo-Arians made a clear distinction between God’s ungenerated essence and God’s activity (ένεργεία) as Father, Eunomius treated Jn.
“From other passages, in which God is said to draw or bend Satan himself, and all the reprobate, to his will, a more difficult question
“4. If God remains endlessly in ungenerated essence and the generate is endlessly generate, then the perverse doctrine of the homoousion and the homoiousion will
“Alexander was quite right in emphasizing that Arius taught the mutability of the Son, for Arius wrote in the Thalia, ‘[The Son] is not unchangeable