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Christology : a Global Introduction.

Author: Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Baker Pub. Group, 2003.
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How does the global Christian community understand Jesus Christ? Christology examines historical and contemporary understandings of Jesus from a worldwide perspective.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kärkkäinen, Veli-Matti.
Christology : A Global Introduction.
Grand Rapids : Baker Publishing Group, ©2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen
ISBN: 9781585583805 1585583804 0801026210 9780801026218 9781441227850 1441227857
OCLC Number: 782865303
Description: 1 online resource (466 pages)
Contents: Cover page; title page; copyright page; contents; acknowledgments; introduction; part 1: christ in the bible; 1. the many faces of christ in the bible; 2. christ in the gospels; 3. pauline christology; part 2: christ in history; 4. early christological disputes; 5. from the council of nicea (325) to chalcedon (451); 6. subsequent developments; 7. a new christological style; 8. the beginning of the quest of the historical jesus; 9. the liberal picture of christ; 10. the collapse of the original quest; part 3: christ in the contemporary world: western christologies. 11. karl barth: dialectical christology12. rudolf bultmann: mythological christology; 13. paul tillich: existentialist christology; 14. john zizioulas: communion christology; 15. karl rahner: transcendental christology; 16. jürgen moltmann: messianic christology; 17. wolfhart pannenberg: universal christology; 18. norman kraus: disciples' christology; 19. stanley grenz: evangelical christology; 20. john hick: universalist christology; part 4: christ in the contemporary world: contextual christologies; 21. process christology; 22. feminist christology; 23. black christology. 24. postmodern christology25. christology in latin america: search for freedom; 26. jon sobrino: christ as liberator; 27. christology in africa: search for power; 28. benezet bujo: christ as ancestor; 29. christology in asia: search for meaning; 30. stanley samartha: christ as universal savior; epilogue: the future of christology.


The author examines historical and contemporary understandings of Jesus Christ from a truly global and ecumenical perspective. Offering three main perspectives on Christology, Krkkinen attempts to  Read more...
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