Jesus the Christ (New Edition)
Here at last is a reissue of Kasper's major work with a brilliant new introduction surveying recent developments in Christology. Kasper assesses the Christological enterprise in the Church from the earliest down to the most recent times which can be...
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Here at last is a reissue of Kasper's major work with a brilliant new introduction surveying recent developments in Christology. Kasper assesses the Christological enterprise in the Church from the earliest down to the most recent times which can be recommended without hesitation to teacher and serious student. The book also provides a solid theological basis for preaching.
This may also be described as a work of Christian serenity, but one which is not indifferent to current problems. It is the fruit of the deep peace which all men can gain from contemplation of Jesus the Christ.
As Karl Rahner has said - this book is 'modern' in the very best sense of the word. Synthesising biblical, philosophical and traditional material, the book remains essential reading for specialists and is used widely for courses on Christology - the very basis of Christian theology itself.
Cardinal Walter Kasper is President of The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. A German by birth, he spends much time lecturing and giving conferences in the English speaking world. He is the author of Jesus the Christ (Burns&Oates/Crossroad)
- New Introduction For This Edition; 1. The Problematics Of Contemporary Christology; 2. The Historical Quest For Jesus Christ; 3. The Religious Quest For Jesus Christ; 4. Jesus' Activity; 5. Jesus' Message; 6. Jesus' Miracles; 7. Jesus' Claim; 8. Jesus' Death; 9. The Basis Of Belief In Jesus' Resurrection; 10. The Content Of Faith In Jesus' Resurrection; 11. Jesus Christ-son Of God; 12. Jesus Christ-son Of Man; 13. Jesus Christ - Mediator Between God And Man; Name Index; Subject Index.