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Christology - Origins, Developments, Debates

O'Collins, Gerald (2015) Christology - Origins, Developments, Debates. Baylor University Press, Waco, Texas. 208pp. ISBN 9781481302562

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Abstract

The study of Jesus remains central to Christianity. "Who was and is Jesus?" and "What has he done for us and for our world?" are crucial questions that demand careful consideration and perennial answers. These Christological questions reach to the heart of Christian identity both in its understanding of itself and in its relation to other world religions. In "Christology: Origins, Developments, Debates," Gerald O Collins continues his groundbreaking work in Christology by first tracing its major developments over the last fifty years. He next turns to a theology of resurrection Christology s central event and the foundational roles played by its two great witnesses, Peter and Paul. O Collins then masterfully constructs a "theology of religions" that explores the relationship of Christianity to other living faiths precisely in light of the priesthood of Jesus Christ. In this volume, O Collins engages the riches of the tradition and the challenges of the present to aid scholars and students alike who wish to grasp the centrality of the second person of the Trinity to the Christian faith.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Christology, origins, developments, debate, Jesus Christ
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Biblical Studies, general
C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2016 03:30
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2016 03:30
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2136

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