The Work of Christ (Contours Of Christian Theology Series)
In The Work of Christ Robert Letham shapes his discussion around the threefold office of Christ as prophet, priest and king. Within this framework he explores the issues of: Christ and the Word of God, the nature and...
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In The Work of Christ Robert Letham shapes his discussion around the threefold office of Christ as prophet, priest and king. Within this framework he explores the issues of:
Christ and the Word of God,
the nature and theories of the atonement,
the cosmic and corporate dimensions of the mediatorial kingship of Christ.
At crucial points the viewpoints of significant Christian thinkers, from the church fathers to contemporary theologians and biblical scholars, are introduced and brought into the conversation.
Lucidly written and clearly presented, this is a soundly orthodox and engaging presentation of what Christ has done. It is a welcome starting point for students of theology.
CONTOURS OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY SERIES General Editor: Gerald Bray
The CONTOURS OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY is a series of concise introductory textbooks focused on the main themes of Christian theology. The authors introduce the perennial questions and their time-tested solutions while moving forward to explore contemporary issues and rework evangelical formulations of the faith.
Robert Letham (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Lecturer in Systematic and Historical Theology at Wales Evangelical School of Theology. He has been in pastoral ministry for 25 years - and at Emmanuel Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Delaware since 1989. He has taught at London Bible College and is Adjunct Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia and visiting Professor of Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, Washington/Baltimore.
He is the author of The Work of Christ (IVP, 1993); The Lord's Supper (Presbyterian and Reformed, 2001); The Holy Trinity (Presbyterian and Reformed, 2004); Assurance in Theological Context: Reformed Dogmatics 1523-1619 (Rutherford Studies in Historical Theology); The Westminster Assembly: Reading its Theology in Context (Presbyterian and Reformed / Craig Center for the Study of the Westminster Standards, 2009); Union with Christ (Presbyterian and Reformed) and The Person of Christ (The Bible Speaks Today Themes Series, IVP)
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