This book is designed to meet the needs of today's teachers and students of Christian theology. Focusing on specific doctrines and themes, the book includes selected primary readings that track the development of the doctrine of Jesus Christ, including the...
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This book is designed to meet the needs of today's teachers and students of Christian theology. Focusing on specific doctrines and themes, the book includes selected primary readings that track the development of the doctrine of Jesus Christ, including the important questions and debates surrounding it.
Selections consider both the person and the work of Christ. Topics include the development of classic Christology from its biblical roots through patristic debates, responses to the modern distinction between the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith, the understanding of incarnation as kenosis, and the critical and constructive developments of liberation and feminist theologies. The booki ncludes a bibliography, and each chapter includes topics for further discussion.
Professor David Brown FBA was the Van Mildert Professor of Divinity in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Durham. His publications include The Divine Trinity; Continental Philosophy and Modern Theology; Tradition and Imagination; Discipleship and Imagination; God and Enchantment of Placeand God and Grace of Body.
Revd Jeff Astley (Ph.D., University of Durham) is Honorary Professorial Fellow in Practical Theology and Christian Education, University of Durham. He was appointed as Founding Director of the North of England Institute for Christian Education in 1981; he previously worked in parish ministry, university chaplaincy and higher education.
His publications include The Philosophy of Christian Religious Education; Theological Perspectives on Christian Formation; Choosing Life? Christianity and Moral Problems; Learning in the Way: Research and Reflection on Adult Christian Education; Children, Churches and Christian Learning; Ordinary Theology: Looking, Listening and Learning in Theology; Exploring God-Talk: Using Language in Religion and Christ of the Everyday.