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PATRISTIC SOTERIOLOGY : THREE TRAJECTORIES donald fairbairn *

@inproceedings{Fairbairn2010PATRISTICS,
  title={PATRISTIC SOTERIOLOGY : THREE TRAJECTORIES donald fairbairn *},
  author={D. Fairbairn},
  year={2010}
}
  • D. Fairbairn
  • Published 2010
  • In this article I will attempt to outline what I think is a needed corrective to a common and influential way of discussing patristic soteriology. It is typical among some scholars to speak of two basic patterns in the patristic period for understanding salvation: a juridical or legal pattern (strongly represented in the Western Church) that focused on forgiveness of sins, and a more Eastern pattern that saw salvation as participation in God or deification. I believe that speaking of a single… CONTINUE READING