The Liberation of Christmas: The Infancy Narratives in

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The appearance of Jesus in history wakes us from our forgetful slumber to see not what is true only with Christ's advent, but what was ignored until then (or until our conversion). Our second inquiry unfolds at a different level (cf. below, no. 4). But the point, which must be made in response to Jesus’ question “But who do you say that I am?” in dealing with the African American perspective concerning Christology can only be understood through religious discourse that has deep cultural roots and profound theological implications.

Let Us See Jesus

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Knowledge of the Father is bound up in the being of the Son because the Father's essential deity is in the Son. Although more than one title can be attributed to the same person, each title usually has a particular origin and a specific meaning. There is no more stark contrast between the Old Testament and Christ’s understanding of the Decalogue than in the eighth commandment. So Elijah got up and went down with him to the king. (2 Kings 1:15) That night the angel of Yahweh went out and put to death a hundred and eighty-five thousand men in the Assyrian camp.

Viva Vox: Rediscovering the Sacramentality of the Word

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When Yeshua was asked what the greatest commandment was, however, he went much further than to give the first word. And instead of Jesus Christ being God, he is only "a part of a Divine creation team" and is not actually the Creator, because "God" is "the ultimate Creator"! The verse does not say that no one has seen the Father but that they have seen the Son. Sproul isn't content with just teaching history. As if to tone down all these claims for perfection, he imposes limits on Jesus' "perfect� harmony with the Logos.

Virtue in Dialogue: Belief, Religious Diversity, and Women's

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The most outstanding example here is that of John Cobb. This assault on traditional views raised fundamental questions for the entire Christian religion and had substantial implications for Christology. Grace was meant to flow directly from God to us, and indirectly to and from each of us as members of the human community. Short Essay on Christology Two men approach me and claim that Jesus Christ was a man, but denied his deity.

The Son of God and the New Creation (Short Studies in

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Other Christian theologians had used it before him. That’s why God told us to celebrate the Lord’s Supper regularly, to remember His great love at the cross, lest we forget and be ungrateful. Joh 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not *perish, but have *everlasting life. To ask if Jon Sobrino’s Christ is too postmodern is to ask if the C.

The Training of the Twelve

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Nestorius (386 – 451) became bishop of Constantinople in 428. Everything else changes, but not God (Heb. 1:12). Since faith is at the heart of Christian life, it is somewhat surprising that the nature of faith, itself, that is, as a way of knowing that brings us into contact with Jesus, has not been the subject of more explicit inquiries in modern post-Vatican II Catholic theology. Though God in His own right, even in this extreme situation our Lord demonstrates deference to the Father, maintaining His attitude of humble obedience in the carrying out of the Father's plan.

To Save the Lost: An Easter Celebration

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Sir Anthony Buzzard was born in Surrey England and educated at Oxford University. Jesus is Lord: Christology Yesterday and Today features in-depth study into the theology of the Scottish regarding the incarnation, as well as the Christologies of both Jurgen Moltmann and Wolfhart Pannenberg Just who were the people who tried Jesus? And this is not a dangerous subordination either, for it is the Father as Father in which the Father is God. As Colin Greene observes: A Christ who is emptied of Jesus of Nazareth and becomes a supernatural deityother becomes not only removed from the stuff of life with its urgent concerns for just and moral behaviour, but it also becomes removed from Jesus the Jew whose ‘Christ-ness’ is dislocated from the very religiouscultural world which informs and explains the notion of ‘Messiah’. [Greene:19] When such a ‘disembodied Christ’ comes to ascendancy in the Church, it has reinforced one of the long held Jewish objections to Christian life and practice.

The Crucifixion of Jesus, Completely Revised and Expanded: A

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He concludes that: �For traditional talk about God to be true, either there must be some information transfer or downward causation from the divine level to lower physical levels, or there must be some underlying natural events that would make these statements true. Where was Christology, as developed not only by Roman Catholics but also by other Christians, heading when the Second Vatican Council closed on December 8, 1965? Although the "One God" perspective is not common among Christians today, the first followers of Yeshua (Jesus) would not have felt uncomfortable with it. "One of the earliest errors was Ebionism.

Christ And Renan: A Commentary On Ernest Renan's The Life Of

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In the NT, the title refers only to Jesus, fairly often in the Gospels (7 Mk; 16 Mt; 12 Lk; 19 Jn) and very frequently in Paul's letters (382 times). He was also born at the height of the Enlightenment — an age whose definition is elusive, but has been aptly characterized by Schleiermacher scholar Stephen Sykes as having a three-fold agenda: “a strong confidence in the powers of human reason and natural enquiry to uncover truth in every field; a preparedness to open the area of discussion of religion beyond the categories of Christianity and Paganism to include the possibility of discovering a religion ‘natural’ to humanity; and pronounced educational and social aims designed to release the promise of development towards an enlightened order of society” (Sykes 1971: 2-3).

The Trial of Jesus

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Yes, the Bible uses round numbers, hyperbole, figures of speech, symbols, and phenomenological language. The centrality of the resurrection to early Christian proclamation (in Paul's letters and in the early preaching discourses in Acts) adds weight to this explanation. He accepts, as God himself does, worship from all men (Matt 14:33) and angels (Heb 1:6) and some day all men will bow to him (something only God accepts; Phil 2:10, Isa 45:23). You shall name him Ishmael, for Yahweh has heard of your misery. (Genesis 16:11) But the angel of Yahweh called out to him from heaven, "Abraham!