Trinity And Humanity

Author by : Uche Anizor
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Description : Colin Gunton is regarded by many as one of the most important English theologians of the twentieth century. A prolific writer and creative thinker, Gunton taught at King’s College, London, for over thirty years, until his untimely death in 2003. In this first single-authored introduction to Gunton’s theology, Uche Anizor traces the key theological themes, major contributors, and criticisms of his work. Each chapter provides a synthesis and overview of Gunton’s thought on a particular doctrine or set of doctrines, calling attention to the Trinitarian shape of his theology. In Trinity and Humanity, Anizor provides a handy entrée into the corpus of this major thinker.


Jesus Humanity And The Trinity

Author by : Kathryn Tanner
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Publisher by : Augsburg Fortress Pub
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Description : Tanner offers not a repetition of doctrines but a creative synthesis of key Christian principles - especially the transcendence and gift-giving of God - and contemporary experience. What emerges is a profound yet precise vision of creation, God's life, and our participation in it. While consonant with traditional teachings, Tanner's dynamic speculative theology is universal in its range, mystical in its outlines, and deeply ethical in its relations with all God's gifted creatures. Jesus, Humanity, and the Trinity not only takes stock of Christian belief in a time of tumultuous intellectual and cultural change. It also finds in that ferment a life-giving meaning and mission for Christian life.


Like Father Like Son

Author by : Tom Smail
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Publisher by : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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Description : What does being made in the image of God mean if God is Father, Son and Spirit? In Like Father, Like Son Tom Smail offers an answer to this question based on the doctrine of the Trinity, asserting that we are only human when we reflect the relationship between Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The book focuses on what it is to be like each part of the Trinity focusing in particular on the initiating love of the Father, the responsive love of the Son and the creative love of the Holy Spirit. Interacting with sociological, theological and personal issues of concern on a day-to-day level, Like Father, Like Son is relevant to Christian living in both the church and the world.


Jesus

Author by : C. Baxter Kruger
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The Two Hands Of God

Author by : David Williams
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Publisher by : iUniverse
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Description : It comes as a surprise to many Christians that for many decades the dominant concern of the ancient church was the Trinity. Recent years have seen a revival of interest in this idea, but almost nobody has seen that in his approach to humanity, God has provided a pattern for his people to emulate. We should act in a way patterned on what he did in sending his Son and Spirit, "God's two hands". Then the Trinity also provides an ideal pattern for humanity to aim at. The book discusses the theoretical background for this approach, and gives several examples of how this works out in practice, such as the marriage relationship and the problems of poverty and the environment. An appendix outlines the reasons for belief in the Trinity, and sketches the development of the doctrine in Christian history.


Thomas F Torrance

Author by : Paul D. Molnar
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This book provides an important study of the theology of Thomas F. Torrance, who is generally considered to have been one of the most significant theologians writing in English during the twentieth century, with a view toward showing how his theological method and all his major doctrinal views were shaped by his understanding of the doctrine of the Trinity. Torrance pursued a theology that was realist because he attempted to think in accordance with the unique nature of the object that is known. In holding to such a methodology, he drew an analogy between theology and natural science. This book demonstrates how, for Torrance, God relates with humanity within time and space so that creation finds its meaning in relation to God and not in itself; this enabled him to avoid many theological pitfalls such as agnosticism, subjectivism and dualism while explaining the positive implications of various Christian doctrines in a penetrating and compelling manner. This book offers an important resource for students of theology and for scholars who are interested in seeing how serious dogmatic theology shapes and should shape our understanding of the Christian life.


The Trinity

Author by : John Farrelly
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Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Description : The mystery of the Trinity is the central Christian belief that defines God's essence, God's ongoing love for humanity, and saving grace. Yet, over the past few centuries, especially in the West, Christians have either ceased believing in the Trinity or simply no longer recognize its relevance in their ecclesial or individual lives. Written in an ecumenical spirit that engages contemporary questions and theological viewpoints, The Trinity: Rediscovering the Central Christian Mystery articulates the mystery of the Trinity for people formed by modern historical consciousness, science, awareness of the equal dignity of men and women, and respect for world religions. By first identifying contemporary problems with the Christian proclamation of the Trinity in our culture and major differences among modern theologians, John Farrelly, OSB, explores Scripture, the life and message of Jesus Christ, the various stages of the development of Trinitarian doctrine in Christian History, the relation of the Trinity to creation and salvation, the generation of the Son from the Father within the Trinity and the procession of the Holy Spirit from Father and Son, and the meaning of three persons in one God. He concludes by reflecting on the implications this renewed theology of the Trinity has for ecclesiology and Christian spirituality in our twenty-first century world, especially in relation to other world religions.


Atheism Of Brownson S Review

Author by : Jeremiah O'Callaghan
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The Father S Spirit Of Sonship

Author by : Thomas Weinandy
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Publisher by : Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Description : This book attempts to reconceive the Trinity. Its thesis is that the Father beget the Son in or by the Holy Spirit. The Spirit proceeds from the Father as the one in whom the Son is begotten. While some contemporary authors have proposed a similar view, no-one has done so in such a complete and systematic fashion. Reconceiving the Trinity in this way has a number of advantages. Firstly, it is more in keeping with the New Testament proclamation, and thus it more closely aligns the economic and immanent Trinity. Secondly, it overcomes the inadequacies of traditional trinitarian formulations, in both Eastern and Western Churches, which incorporates erroneous philosophical presuppositions. Thirdly, it offers a resolution to the filioque controversy, which may be acceptable to both the Latin and the Orthodox Churches. This book is, therefore, highly ecumenical in importance. Fourthly, it gives a more active and essential role to the Holy Spirit within the immanent Trinity, something that has been lacking throughout the trinitarian tradition. The true subjectivity or personality of the Holy Spirit is more clearly defined. This book brings out the spiritual and practical importance of the Trinity for the everyday lives of Christians. It defines more clearly how Christians are grafted into the very life of the Trinity: how they come to relate to the persons of the Trinity in a manner analogous to the way they relate to one another.


What S Right With The Trinity

Author by : Hannah Bacon
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : The doctrine of the Trinity poses a series of problems for feminist theology. At a basic level, the androcentric nature of trinitarian language serves to promote the male as more fully in the image of God and as the archetype of humanity, pushing women to the margins of personhood. It is no surprise then that feminist scholarship on this doctrine has often focused on what's wrong with the Trinity, setting out the problems raised by the use of traditional androcentric trinitarian language. This book brings together a discussion of feminist theological methodology with a critical exploration of the doctrine of the Trinity. Focussing on what's right with the Trinity as opposed to what's wrong with the Trinity, it considers the usefulness of this doctrine for feminist theology today. It replaces a stress on trinitarian language with an emphasis on trinitarian thought, exploring how we might effectively think rather than speak God in light of feminist concerns. In particular, it asks how a trinitarian understanding of God might support, and be supported by, key values which underpin a feminist way of doing theology, specifically values which underpin the methodological use of women's experience in feminist theology. The central argument is that thinking God as Trinity need not serve to reinforce patriarchal values and ideals but may in fact promote the subjectivity and personhood of women.


The Trinity And Culture

Author by : Charles Sherrard MacKenzie
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Publisher by : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
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Description : The Trinity And Culture is a study of how human cultures relate to transcendence in general and to the Triune God in particular. It surveys the church's understanding of God as Triune. It describes some of the implications which Trinitarian perspectives and values have for culture. It explores the models and mental constructs which Augustine, Pascal and others have developed to express their understandings of the relation of the Triune God to human existence. It suggests that a renewed understanding of the Trinity can provide the church with a paradigm to guide humanity in building its cultures.


The Father S Spirit Of Sonship

Author by : Thomas Weinandy OFM
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Description : This book attempts to reconceive the Trinity. Its thesis is that the Father beget the Son in or by the Holy Spirit. The Spirit proceeds from the Father as the one in whom the Son is begotten. While some contemporary authors have proposed a similar view, no-one has done so in such a complete and systematic fashion. Reconceiving the Trinity in this way has a number of advantages. Firstly, it is more in keeping with the New Testament proclamation, and thus it more closely aligns the economic and immanent Trinity. Secondly, it overcomes the inadequacies of traditional trinitarian formulations, in both Eastern and Western Churches, which incorporates erroneous philosophical presuppositions. Thirdly, it offers a resolution to the filioque controversy, which may be acceptable to both the Latin and the Orthodox Churches. This book is, therefore, highly ecumenical in importance. Fourthly, it gives a more active and essential role to the Holy Spirit within the immanent Trinity, something that has been lacking throughout the trinitarian tradition. The true subjectivity or personality of the Holy Spirit is more clearly defined. This book brings out the spiritual and practical importance of the Trinity for the everyday lives of Christians. It defines more clearly how Christians are grafted into the very life of the Trinity: how they come to relate to the persons of the Trinity in a manner analogous to the way they relate to one another.


The Third Person Of The Trinity

Author by : Zondervan,
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Publisher by : Zondervan Academic
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Description : Recent decades have witnessed increased attention on the Holy Spirit, recognizing it as a critical component in Christian thought. While the volume of publications on the Spirit indicate that scholarly discussion about the Spirit is both creative and lively, it does sometimes appear to be diffused across the spectrum of contemporary theological thought. Nowhere does this scattering seem more prevalent when discussion of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit occurs in outlying areas of doctrine and practice rather than within its native context--the doctrine of God. The 2020 Los Angeles Theology Conference examined pneumatology as a core component of the doctrine of the Trinity, offering constructive proposals for understanding the doctrine of the Holy Spirit with theological and historical depth, ecumenical scope, and analytic clarity. This book represents the proceedings of the conference. X


Worshipping Trinity

Author by : Robin Parry
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Description : Synopsis: Writing for church leaders, worship leaders, and songwriters as well as those interested in theology, Robin Parry looks at why the Trinity matters and addresses pressing questions such as: What is the relationship between theology and worship? Why is the Trinity central to Christian living and believing? Does the Trinity help us understand what we do when we worship? How can we write and select songs that foster an awareness of the Trinity? How can we make the Trinity central through Holy Communion, spiritual gifts, preaching, and the use of the arts? Practical and realistic, Worshiping Trinity shows how we can maintain the centrality of the Trinity in a fast-changing worship culture. Endorsement: "An extremely valuable resource for any pastor, leader, or worshiping heart. In these pages, Robin punches us in the stomach (theologically speaking), gives us a few moments to get our breath back, and then teaches us some nifty moves so that we can defend ourselves better in the future--and even throw a few theological punches of our own. Get your gloves on--this is an extremely helpful book." --MATT REDMAN Worship leader "Robin Parry has given us a terrific resource by which we can see a clearer picture of the God we worship--Father, Son and Holy Spirit." --Keith Getty, Hymn writer "Succeeds in articulating the issues in a manner which is not merely theologically profound but lucid, accessible and profoundly relevant." --Alan J. Torrance, Professor of Systematic Theology "Robin Parry calls us 'higher up and further in' through this well-written, clear, and important book." --Brian McLaren, Pastor and Author "This is a most important book." --Graham Cray, Bishop of Maidstone Author Biography: Robin Parry is commissioning editor for Wipf and Stock Publishers. Prior to that he was commissioning editor for Paternoster, and previously taught A-level Religious Studies and Philosophy at Worcester Sixth Form College. He is married with two daughters.


Time Eternity And The Trinity

Author by : Eunsoo Kim
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Description : One of the vital issues in contemporary Christian theology is the problem of a renewed understanding of God's eternity and its relation to time. This is not merely a peripheral doctrinal issue, but lies at the heart of our understanding of God and humanity, and contributes to our entire worldview. This study focuses on a long-standing debate between two competing views on God's eternity: one focused on God's absolute timelessness in classical theism, and the other on God's temporal everlastingness in contemporary panentheism. In contrast to both of these well-worn options, this book presents an alternative Trinitarian analogical understanding of God's eternity and its relation to time, especially through a critical reflection on Karl Barth's and Hans Urs von Balthasar's engagement of the issue. This analogical approach, based on the dynamic and dramatic concepts of God's being-in-relation and of the Triune God's communicative action in eternity and time, has the potential to resolve the debate between absolute timeless eternity and temporal everlasting duration.


The Forgotten Jesus And The Trinity You Never Knew

Author by : Damon W.K. So
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Description : This book presents a dynamic picture of Jesus and relates this picture to Jesus' fundamental and underlying relationship with his Father through the Holy Spirit. The concrete expression of that relationship in Jesus' life, ministry, death, and resurrection is presented in a unified manner, avoiding the pitfall of majoring on only one of these aspects. This holistic and dynamic picture of Jesus in intimate fellowship with his Father through the Spirit gives the readers a valuable glimpse into the mystery of the Trinity and invites them to reflect on what it means to follow Jesus as individuals and as communities in the context of the twenty-first century with its many challenges.


Christ The Key

Author by : Kathryn Tanner
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Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : Through the intensely intimate relationship that arises between God and humans in the incarnation of the Word in Christ, God gives us the gift of God's own life. This simple claim provides the basis for Kathryn Tanner's powerful study of the centrality of Jesus Christ for all Christian thought and life: if the divine and the human are united in Christ, then Jesus can be seen as key to the pattern that organizes the whole, even while God's ways remain beyond our grasp. Drawing on the history of Christian thought to develop an innovative Christ-centered theology, this book sheds fresh light on major theological issues such as the imago dei, the relationship between nature and grace, the Trinity's implications for human community, and the Spirit's manner of working in human lives. Originally delivered as Warfield Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary, it offers a creative and compelling contribution to contemporary theology.


Our Only Hope

Author by : Margaret B. Adam
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Description : The most popular source of theological hope for American Christians is that of Jurgen Moltmann. Preachers, teachers, and lay people reflect Moltmann's influence, with their hope in a this-worldly eschatology and a suffering God. However, an exclusive reliance on that hope deprives the church of crucial resources in the face of global economic, environmental, and military crises. This book explores Moltmannian hope and considers its costs before looking elsewhere for additional contributions, from Thomas Aquinas's theological virtue of hope to nihilism and beyond, in order to encourage the church to sustain and practice hope in Jesus Christ, our only hope.


The Tyranny Of The Trinity

Author by : P.R. Lackey
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Publisher by : AuthorHouse
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Description : For 1700 years the Trinity has been considered the cornerstone of Christianity by all mainstream churches. But the Bibles words for God, appearing thousands of times, never mean a triune God. The concept of the Trinity has been taught to churchgoers based solely on implication and inference. The truth is, the Scriptures dont support the doctrine of the Trinity, but it has been indoctrinated into the minds of otherwise intelligent and well-educated Christians and perpetuated as a mystery not meant to be understood. The majority of Christians have not bothered to investigate the doctrine for themselves, and consequently have been duped. Ms. Lackey suggests that far too many Christians attend church with the attitude: Tell me, pastor, what do I believe today? Ms. Lackey expressed her resentment at being accused of being a heretic, not being a Christian, and being condemned to hell because of her strong belief in the human Jesus, the Messiah and Son of God, as opposed to being the one Almighty God. Her strong conviction led her to collaborate with biblical Unitarian authors to create a book that challenges the centuries-old man-made doctrines of the Trinity, the mainstay of ecclesiastical tradition. Ms. Lackey sees the Trinity as blight on the true Christianity taught by Jesus Christ for the benefit of humanity and feels Trinitarian Christians have traded Hebrew theology for Geek mythology with barely a question asked. She further contends that the majority of Christians believe in the Trinity primarily because they are expected to! Not to accept this dogma would place them under condemnation from both their brethren and the clergy. Ms. Lackey invites churchgoers everywhere to consider that they may have been drawn into a thinly veiled polytheism a belief in more than one God. She adamantly contends that Christians must take more responsibility for their beliefs and stop settling for centuries-old, creeds and doctrines as scriptural truth! The cover illustration depicts the agony experienced by Michael Servetus, a brilliant Spanish physician and theologian, who as one of the first Protestants to challenge the Trinity, was slowly burned at the stake in 1553, his book fastened to his thigh, at the instigation of the Protestant reformer John Calvin.


The Trinity And Our Humanity

Author by : Douglas Miller
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Publisher by : Joint Board of Christian Education
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Description : Ten studies on faith in God as expressed in the Nicene creed, designed for lay people to explore issues such as the divinity of Jesus, and freedom of opinion in the Church. The studies were prepared at the request of the Uniting Church Assembly Commission on Doctrine. The author is a minister of the Uniting Church in Australia.


Ellen White And The Trinity

Author by : Jan Voerman
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Publisher by : TEACH Services, Inc.
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Description : Did Ellen White change her concept of the Godhead or her understanding of Christ's nature during her ministry as some have suggested? In Ellen White and the Trinity, Pastor Jan Voerman faithfully addresses this topic by interpreting Ellen White's statements on the subject of the Godhead in their chronological and literary context. Those who assume that Ellen White taught different views of Christ's nature over the years will find this book very insightful. Writing for the scholar and non-scholar alike, Pastor Voerman confirms the consistency of Ellen White's statements on the Trinity and affirms God's guidance in equipping the Seventh-day Adventist Church for its mission of sharing the good news of His love with the world.


The Promise Of The Trinity

Author by : B. Hoon Woo
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Publisher by : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
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Description : The doctrine of the pactum salutis (covenant of redemption) offers the idea of a covenant between the very persons of the Trinity for the redemption of humanity. The doctrine received most of its attention in seventeenth-century Reformed theology, and has been criticized and almost totally forgotten in dogmatics since the eighteenth century. Most recent Reformed dogmatics tend to ignore the doctrine or disparage it from biblical, trinitarian, christological, pneumatological, and soteriological perspectives-namely, the doctrine lacks scriptural basis; it is tritheistic; it leads to subordination of the Son; it omits the role of the Holy Spirit; and it applies a deterministic idea for the Christian life. The theologies of Witsius, Owen, Dickson, Goodwin, and Cocceius portray a very robust form of the doctrine. Witsius argues with the help of a peculiar methodology of cross-referencing and collation of related scriptural texts that the doctrine is firmly based on biblical exegesis that was passed on from the patristic era. The doctrine formulated by Owen endorses the doctrines of inseparable operations and terminus operationis so as to give deep insight into the Trinity. In Dickson's doctrine, the Son's voluntary consent and obedience to the will of the Father are highly emphasized. Likewise, Goodwin's depiction of the Holy Spirit secures the divinity of the Spirit as well as his indispensable role for the transaction and accomplishment of the pactum. The doctrine in the theology of Cocceius sheds much light on the vibrant dynamic of the Christian life in accordance with the ordo salutis. The doctrine of the pactum salutis of the five Reformed theologians clearly shows that the doctrine is both promised and promising for theology and the life of faith.


The Human Trinity

Author by : J. L. Reynolds
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Publisher by : Balboa Press
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Description : Why did the divine create us as human trinities? How do our spirit body and physical body integrate with each other? Why do we need the human relationship matrix? How do our spirit body, physical body, and chakras relate? As a human trinity, we are comprised of a soul, spirit body and physical body. The Human Trinity explores the metaphysical and spiritual makeup of our human trinity, why we have this form, and how it contributes to our ability to view life through multiple consciousnesses. It explains how your spirit body and physical body integrate and share information through a sophisticated two-way communication network. Through our spirit body, we have the ability to connect to the divine, souls of those who once walked the earth and other human trinities. Our interconnectedness with other human trinities forms our human relationship matrix which is vital to support us as we navigate through difficult life experiences. This highly sophisticated communication system also allows us to send “SOS” messages when we want to connect with others. This book will explain how to manage your unique energy signature, allowing you a greater level of control over your beliefs, your choices, and your life.


The Trinity

Author by : Thomas J. Norris
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Publisher by : Unknown
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Making Room

Author by : Linda A. Rex
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Publisher by : WestBow Press
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Description : Isnt the fundamental problem at the root of all others we are facing in our world today how to make room for each and every person to be counted as an equal, to be validated for his or her own unique personhood, and to live with every other person in a harmony and unity in which each is respectful of self, others, and the environment in which she or he lives? In Making Room, author Linda Rex invites us to experience a prayerful rediscovery of the roots of our humanity within the Trinity, the God in whose image we were created. Drawing upon the nature of God as Father, Son, and Holy Spiritand the incarnation of the Word of God in the person of Jesus ChristLinda points us back to the fundamentals of our humanity and to our need to live within the truth of who we are in Christ: the beloved children of God. Something substantial can be missed when we do not look at Christ and our humanity in a way that takes into account the nature and being of the God who created humanity to bear his likeness. And while Christianity is often seen today as a cause of division and suffering rather than the source of healing and unity, perhaps instead of rejecting Christianity, what we need most is to reexamine who Jesus is and what it means to be a follower of Christ.


Divinity And Humanity

Author by : Oliver D. Crisp
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Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : The doctrine of the Incarnation lies at the heart of Christianity. But the idea that 'God was in Christ' has become a much-debated topic in modern theology. Oliver Crisp addresses six key issues in the Incarnation defending a robust version of the doctrine, in keeping with classical Christology. He explores perichoresis, or interpenetration, with reference to both the Incarnation and Trinity. Over two chapters Crisp deals with the human nature of Christ and then provides an argument against the view, common amongst some contemporary theologians, that Christ had a fallen human nature. He considers the notion of divine kenosis or self-emptying, and discusses non-Incarnational Christology, focusing on the work of John Hick. This view denies Christ is God Incarnate, regarding him as primarily a moral exemplar to be imitated. Crisp rejects this alternative account of the nature of Christology.