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By L. Daniel Cantey Jr.

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What if heresy had grown in the church, maturing secretly over greater than a millennium, operating unwell lower than the canopy of correct trust and worship? This startling and provocative ebook argues that the traditional heresy of Docetism, reappearing in a kind resonant with its unique denial of Christ's physique, has introduced the Western church to its present country of disrepair. Docetism has irreparably fractured Western Christendom, decreasing the church to a tangled mass of denominations and sects, whereas additionally infecting the process Western society past the ecclesia. Progressing from an ontological origin orientated towards the dissolution of shape, Docetism has led peoples confident in their march towards harmony into ever deepening alienation. even though it has repercussions for theological anthropology, this ontological beginning has its profoundest implications for the doctrine of God. the answer to Docetism, as proposed through the writer, starts with a idea of the Trinity grounded within the tenets of biblical knowledge and explicated by way of the relatives of foundation among the divine persons.

"Cantey deals an immediate problem to Christians who would look evenly at the divisions that have marked the Church all through its history. Arguing from an avowedly Orthodox standpoint on heritage, the modern Church, and the publication of First John, Cantey challenges Christians to contemplate the matter of disunity as one of those 'New Docetism.' Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant believers alike will locate Cantey's booklet insightful, confrontational, and provocative."
--Matthew Lynch, Dean of experiences, Lecturer in outdated testomony, Westminster Theological Centre

"If the Holy Spirit gathers the physique of Christ in team spirit, as Israel hearing our God is One and loving thy God with all of your center create harmony of individuals and self at one with God within the Covenant, then what are we to make of department within the Western Church? 1 John offers a profoundly unsettling and difficult resolution to this question."
--Steven M. Tipton, writer of Public Pulpits and The lifestyles to Come

"In this not easy publication, Cantey reminds us that lack of harmony is a probability to the church in addition to the state. His full of life demand a renewed appreciation of the physique of Christ will difficulty a few readers, yet his championing of ecclesial unity and repair to God and neighbor may also help supply a corrective for the fragmented glossy city."
--Timothy P. Jackson, Professor of Christian Ethics, Candler university of Theology, Emory University

L. Daniel Cantey Jr. teaches faith and philosophy at Bethel college in McKenzie, Tennessee. He earned his doctorate at Emory collage and his master's in theology from Yale Divinity tuition. ahead of graduate learn he served as an officer within the US military, together with participation within the invasion of Iraq (2003). Mr. Cantey switched over to jap Orthodoxy from Protestantism in 2013.

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