12 Great Questions About Christ
Foreward^1. Was Christ Born Of The Virgin Mary?^2. Did Christ Fulfill Prophecy?^3. Was Christ An Original Teacher? - Was Christ Unique?^4. Did Christ Work Miracles?^5. Was Christ The Son Of God?^6. Did Christ Die For Our Sins?^7. Did Christ Rise...
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Foreward^1. Was Christ Born Of The Virgin Mary?^2. Did Christ Fulfill Prophecy?^3. Was Christ An Original Teacher? - Was Christ Unique?^4. Did Christ Work Miracles?^5. Was Christ The Son Of God?^6. Did Christ Die For Our Sins?^7. Did Christ Rise From The Dead?^8. Did Christ Ascend Into Heaven?^9. Will Christ Come Again?^10. Jesus And Paul - Do They Differ?^11. Will Another Jesus Do?^12. Have New Foes Risen Against Christ?^Questions For Discussion p. 146
The title of this book may cause misgiving in certain quarters. "Questions about Christ" are sometimes thought to be innecessary; we may differ in our opinions about Christ, it is said, and yet have Christ Himself; we may trust Him without taking sides in theological controversies. But a little reflection shows the absurdity of such indifferentism. Faith in a person always involves opinions about the person in whom faith is reposed; it is impossible to trust a person whom one holds to be untrustworthy. So it is in the case of our relation to Christ. It is really preposterous to place "theology" in contrast to simple faith; for the "theological" questions which are being debated in the Church today are not questions which lie on the periphery of Christian belief, but concern rather the central question whether Jesus was merely a prophet who initiated a new type of religious life or a Savior to whom we may safely commit the destinies of the soul. It is these great matters which are discussed in this book.
Macartney addresses commonly asked questions about the life and person of Jesus Christ.
Richard Allen Bodey served for many years as Professor of Practical Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has edited and contributed to several collections of sermons and books on preaching, including The Lamb of God: Sermons by Clarence E. Macartney.