By Paul Tillich
In 'A historical past of Christian Thought', Paul Tillich has comprehensive the supremely tricky feat of making a piece straight away brilliantly authoritative and accomplished, whereas final transparent and uncluttered through scholarly annotation and debate. initially introduced as lectures on the Union Theological Seminary and on the Divinity institution of the collage of Chicago, this version has been fantastically edited by means of Carl E. Braaten of the Lutheran university of Theology in Chicago.
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He was called soter because he did the greatest thing anyone could do for his followers: he liberated them from anxiety. Epicurus, with his materialistic system of atoms, liberated them from the fear of demons which permeated the whole life of the ancient world. This shows what a serious thing philosophy was at that time. Another consequence of this skeptical mood was what the Stoics called apatheia (apathy), which means being without feelings toward the vital drives of life such as desires, joys, pains, and instead being beyond all these in the state of wisdom.
This is expressed in the great paradox of Christianity: the Logos became flesh. Here we have a perfect example of how the meaning of a term, with all the connotations it had from the past, can be transformed in expressing the Christian message. The idea that the universal Logos became flesh could never have been derived from the 16 A History of Christian Thought Greek thought. Therefore, the church fathers emphasized again and again that while the Greek philosophers possessed the idea of the universal Logos, what was peculiarly Christian was that the Logos became flesh in a personal life.
Some of the most famous Stoics were Roman emperors, for example, Marcus Aurelius. They applied the concept of the Logos to the political situation for which they were responsible. The meaning of the natural law was that every man participates in reason by virtue of the fact that he is a human being. From this basis they derived laws far superior to many that we find in the Christian Middle Ages. They gave universal citizenship to every human being because everyone potentially participates in reason.
A History of Christian Thought by Paul Tillich