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How Deep the Platonism? A Review of Owen and Mosser's Appendix: Hellenism, Greek Philosophy, and the Creedal “Straightjacket” of Christian Orthodoxy
|Title||How Deep the Platonism? A Review of Owen and Mosser's Appendix: Hellenism, Greek Philosophy, and the Creedal “Straightjacket” of Christian Orthodoxy|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1999|
|Authors||Cook, Roger D.|
|Journal||FARMS Review of Books|
|Keywords||Apostasy; Deification; Early Christianity; Philosophy; Platonism; Theosis|
Cook addresses the following issues raised by Owen and Mosser: Did Greek philosophy cause an apostasy in the early Christian church? How deeply Hellenized were the early Jewish converts of Christianity? Philosphy and the Hellenization of Christianity, and Early Judaic and Christian beliefs concerning God and theosis.
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