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David Neff, United States

April 05, 2010  4:03pm

As a theological theme, the Incarnation was extremely important in the early years of the church. The apostolic fathers and their successors had to fight the anti-Incarnation teachings of the proto-Gnostics. This was their main artillery. Today, curiously, it is liberals who take refuge in an Incarnation-centered theology as a way of avoiding dealing with the Cross and its related themes.

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