Christology

Jesus Christ: Fundamentals of Christology

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Chung emphasizes the narrative nature of theology and women's storytelling: 'The power of storytelling lies in its embodied truth. The anointing woman can tower over Jesus because she makes no magnificent (and therefore suspect) verbal confessions. His radical narrative summoned all and sundry to celebrate with him the real return from exile, the real forgiveness of sins. Since He is what He is and occupies all these offices alone, especially as the unique conduit between God and Man, it follows that Jesus is the only way to God. “I am the way, the truth and the life.

The New Testament Christological Hymns: Their Historical

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Another connection to contemporary perspectives is that between ideas encountered in Thomas and in the thought of Philo of Alexandria. But John goes on to say that those people who prefer to keep living in sin do not truly believe in Christ. At some point, Christians with Gentile backgrounds began to outnumber Jewish Christians. He is the editor and co-author of the book Catholics on Call: Discerning a Life of Service in the Church (Liturgical Press, 2010) and the author of God and the Mystery of Human Suffering: A Theological Conversation Across the Ages (Paulist Press, 2011) and Jesus and Salvation: Soundings in the Christian Tradition and Contemporary Theology (Liturgical Press, 2015).

In Christ Jesus: The Sphere of the Believer's Life

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Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology. All of Scripture deals with Him, His work on the cross and His future coming. A thorough critique of the Vatican Declaration by Catholic scholars can be found in Women Priests: A Catholic Commentary on the Vatican Declaration, edited by Arlene and Leonard Swidler, Paulist Press, New York 1977. 7. Christ is either Creator (in which case he is consubstantial with the Father), or Christ is creature (of a different substance from the Father).

On That Christmas Night

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Missionaries are noble frontline soldiers who have sacrificed comfort back home to do what is often a thankless, hard and often dangerous job. In Lewis Sperry Chafer's Systematic Theology, he depicts seven positions for Christ in the Bible: 1) Jesus Christ is the Pre-Incarnate Son of God. In doing the will of God, the devout are adopted into a family of believers which surpasses the significance of genetic kin. In preexistence Christology, the main plank of Trinitarianism, a conception/begetting in Mary's womb does not bring about the existence of God's Son.

Preaching on the Crucifixion (Mowbray Preaching Series)

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But insofar as they are removing us from the discussion of Scripture in pursuing the odium theologicum or pseudo-metaphysical constructions, they are set aside. Morris points out a further distinction that follows from this, “In order to be fully human, it is not necessary to be merely human. Another article published in the Spring 2006 Journal of the Adventist Theological Society, is entitled "The Doctrine of the Trinity Among Seventh-day Adventists," by Gerhard Pfandl of the Biblical Research Institute of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Spiritual Warfare Jesus' Way: How to Conquer Evil Spirits

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By Tim Dean on June 1, 2009 in Articles 0 For Christians down the ages, the foundational Christological idea that Jesus of Nazareth was the Messiah has determined the Church’s attitudes to Judaism and Jews. He had no [particular] handsomeness that we should take note of Him, no [obvious] charisma that we should be taken with Him. (3) [On the contrary,] He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with suffering. While each woman reconfigures Jesus’ relationship to Israel in a different way, there are commonalities–not the least of which is that it is women who affect his path.

Trials: Of Antigone and Jesus (Perspectives in Continental

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It was Cyril’s realization that neither one of these solutions provided for a true incarnation. Jesus knew that we could do the same since we are human beings relying on the Holy Ghost as did He. Words in brackets in original.] "The only sensible explanation for the meaning of this text, if we are to take seriously the clear testimony of the New Testament writers that Jesus is God, is to conclude that whoever the Lord, YHWH, or Jehovah who speaks in Isaiah 43:10, 11 is, His identity must include that of the Jesus of the New Testament who claimed to be in some sense the Jehovah of the Old Testament." [Page 48] First of all, notice that they teach that Jesus has "divine credentials" as "an equal" with the Father and that His "divinity" is simply a "status" that He laid down when He came to earth.

Christ as Mediator: A Study of the Theologies of Eusebius of

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Simeon sees in the child his Lord's salvation, the light of the Gentiles, and the pride and glory of his people Israel (Luke, ii, 30-32). The discussions on the importance on the starting point in christological methodology has acquired significance from the inception of contextual theologies in the late sixties of the last century. It is within human condition that Christ took on the struggle with personal evil. The key to this section is the death and resurrection of Jesus. Because the divine mystery is fully present in the human Jesus, this works as a powerful symbol for the reality of God's pathos and love in human history.

The Court-Martial of Jesus: A Christian Defends the Jews

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There are dozens of non-Christian religions, mostly coming from the East. In his earlier work, Maimonides translated his theoretical disdain of Christianity into practice. In short, he rules as the God-man over the entire cosmos and when he returns he will deal definitively with all hindrances and obstacles to his deserved reign. Therefore, her action differs from giving alms to the poor because, according to Jewish thought, she will not be compensated for performing a burial anointing as one would be for giving alms.

My Teacher Jesus

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But Arius in turn had already sought to find support in Palestine and Asia Minor. How can Jesus Christ be both fully divine and fully human at the same time? Others were arrested in 1899 for avoiding vaccination during a smallpox epidemic in Georgia. John Gager notes that Paul is not writing a treatise of Judaism, but writing to Gentiles about a form of ‘quasi-Judaism’ which he was developing. Almost as important as the council itself is the fact that Constantine sat as a moderator.