Christ the One and Only
In the postmodern world where religious pluralism reigns, questions about the relationship between Christianity and the world's other faith traditions continue to confront the church. In response, this work reaffirms the absolute uniqueness of Christ as the only Lord and...
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In the postmodern world where religious pluralism reigns, questions about the relationship between Christianity and the world's other faith traditions continue to confront the church. In response, this work reaffirms the absolute uniqueness of Christ as the only Lord and Savior of humanity and reconfirms the identity of the Christian faith as a religion centered on the person and work of Jesus.
This work includes contributions from broad range of international theologians, including Ellen Charry, Gabriel Fackre, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Clark Pinnock, K. K. Yeo, Graham Tomlin, C. V. Mathew, NG Kam Weng, Elias Dantas, Mark Thompson, Mark Achtemeier, and Paul Chung. These scholars affirm the uniqueness of Christ both in terms of his teachings and works and in relationship to other faith traditions.
Christ the One and Only will be a useful text in Christology and contemporary and global theology courses. Pastors and church leaders will also appreciate the book's global affirmation of Christianity's uniqueness.
Christ the One and Only brings together a range of internationally renowned writers to discuss the uniqueness of Christ in relation to Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and Spiritism. Reflecting on the globalization of Christianity in areas such as Asia, Africa and Latin America, this book presents an affirmation of Christ's uniqueness in a global context. With contributions by Clark Pinnock, Gabriel Fackre, Veli-Matti Karkkainen and K.K. Yeo. Book jacket.
In response to a postmodern world where religious pluralism reigns, this collection of essays from international scholars--including Ellen Charry, Gabriel Fackre, Clark Pinnock, and K. K. Yeo--reaffirms the absolute uniqueness of Christ as the only Lord and Savior of humanity. The essays also reconfirm the identity of the Christian faith as a religion centered on the person and work of Jesus.
Dr. Sung Wook Chung (D.Phil., University of Oxford) is Associate Professor of Theology at Denver Seminary. He has published numerous articles and books, both in English and Korean. He has authored Admiration and Challenge: Karl Barth's Theological Relationship with John Calvin (Peter Lang), and edited Alister McGrath and Evangelical Theology: A Dynamic Engagement, (Baker), Christ the One and Only: A Global Affirmation of the Uniqueness of Jesus Christ (Baker), and Karl Barth and Evangelical Theology (Baker).
Among his Korean books are The Trinitarian Theology and Spirituality, The Key Words of the Reformation, Christian Apologetics Made Easy, Christian Systematic Theology Made Easy, and The Theology and Spirituality of the Cross. Dr. Chung is also an official translator of Jonathan Edwards and has recently translated Jonathan Edwards' Religious Affections and Concert of Prayer into Korean. He is a frequent conference and seminar speaker.
Koorong - Editorial Review.
- Preface By Sung Wook Chung<br>contributors<br>foreword By Alister E. Mcgrath<br><br>1. The Incarnation Of Christ And Its Implications To The Ministry And Mission Of The Church <br>elias Dantas <br>2. The Uniqueness Of The Life And Teachings Of Christ<br>clark H. Pinnock <br>3. The Uniqueness Of Christ's Suffering And Death On The Cross<br>graham Tomlin<br>4. The Resurrection And The Uniqueness Of Jesus Christ<br>gabriel Fackre<br>5. Uniqueness Of Christ As The Revealer Of God<br>mark D. Thompson<br>6. The Uniqueness Of Christ And The Trinitarian Faith <br>veli-matti Kärkkäinen<br>7. The Uniqueness Of Christ In Relation To The Jewish People: The Eternal Crusade<br>ellen Charry<br>8. Uniqueness Of Christianity In Relation To Buddhism<br>paul S. Chung<br>9. Jesus Christ-eschatological Prophet And Incarnate Savior: A Christian Proposal To Muslims<br>ng Kam Weng<br>10. The Law Of Love According To Confucius And Paul: Cruciform Love And Ren Ren (benevolent Persons) Of Becoming Fully Human<br>k. K. Yeo<br>11. Christianity And Buddhism: Significant Points Of Contact And Their Missional Implications<br>sung Wook Chung