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By Donald Fairbairn

How did the early Church comprehend the relation among grace, salvation, and the individual of Christ? Donald Fairbairn's persuasive research indicates that, regardless of severe theological controversy, there has been in reality a really robust consensus within the 5th century approximately what salvation was once and who Christ had to be so as to keep humans. This consensus can function a regular in which to pass judgement on the numerous photos of Christ which coexist within the modern Church.

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