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 Tou autou dialexis apodeiknyousa hoti ho Patēr aei gennai ho de Hyios aei gennatai
(532 words)



By the same, A dialogue demonstrating that the Father begets eternally, while the Son is begotten eternally (opusculum 26)

Theodore Abū Qurra

Date: Late 8th or early 9th c.

Original Language: Greek

Description

This dialogue defends the thesis that the Son was begotten by the Father and that this act of begetting is not to be understood as having taken place within the realm of time. The method of argumentation is entirely philosophical.

Significance

The participants in this dia…

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Lamoreaux, John C., “ Tou autou dialexis apodeiknyousa hoti ho Patēr aei gennai ho de Hyios aei gennatai”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23598>
First published online: 2010



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