approach does not require any specific legislation for customary international law to be incorporated into domestic Canadian law.
(note Theodotus) believed the human Jesus became a divine person at baptism, or even more likely after the resurrection.
To achieve such an objective, they readily grasped at the adoptionist
theories of the 1920s, which advocated the education of Africans "along their own lines".
Historically, Calvinists have tended to favor an adoptionist
Christology described by Paul as Christ's "self-emptying" (kenosis) in his letter to the Philippi.
"Victor also excommunicated Theodotus of Byzantium, the leader of the Adoptionist
group that taught that Jesus was not the real son of God, but only God's 'adopted' son," McBrien adds, showing how rough Victor ruled the roost.
Analysis of this new evidence reveals the thoroughly Christian nature of Alcuin's philosophy, suggesting he wrote the Disputatio de vera philosophia in the later 790s, while actively engaged in the Adoptionist
controversy and eager to educate a new generation of the Church's doctors to refute heresy.
De Wolfe tells us that the first Christology was adoptionist
. What about Paul in Philippians 2 and 2Corinthians 8?
Instead of finding that Paul flattens out identity into a thin universal, Boyarin asserts that Paul's "adoptionist
Christology" is rich with meaning.
This kenotic description is paralleled by an adoptionist
stance as he progressively comes into his own, claiming what is rightly his.
Although Dunn admits that the unifying faith of Christianity later found its expression in the creedal doctrines of the Trinity and Incarnation, the formula that he uses to express the core belief of early Christians, Jesus-the-man-now-exalted, is perplexingly adoptionist
and warrants more serious justification than is accorded in his article.
Similarly, since Vigne thinks that at Luke 3: 22, the words are the original text, later harmonized in the interest of removing a doctrinally misleading phrase, he must agree that the adoptionist
interpretation was perceived as latent in the phrase in this context.