Category Archives: Christology

Book Write-Up: A Man Attested by God, by J.R. Daniel Kirk

J.R. Daniel Kirk.  A Man Attested by God: The Human Jesus of the Synoptic Gospels.  Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. In A Man Attested by God: The Human Jesus of the Synoptic Gospels, … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Earliest Christologies

James L. Papandrea.  The Earliest Christologies: Five Images of Christ in the Postapostolic Age.  Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. James L. Papandrea teaches church history at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, which is at Northwestern University.  … Continue reading

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The Struggling Jesus and Word of Faith Christology

A couple of comments about Christology stood out to me recently.  This post is not entirely about the debate in the theology-blogosphere about whether God the Son is eternally subordinate to God the Father, in a functional sense.  But it … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Reordering the Trinity, by Rodrick K. Durst

Rodrick K. Durst.  Reordering the Trinity: Six Movements of God in the New Testament.  Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. Is the Trinity in the New Testament?  We do see New Testament references that mention … Continue reading

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Triablogue: Steve Hays on Answered and Unanswered Prayer, and the Question of Whether Jesus Could Sin

Answered and Unanswered Prayer:  http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2015/09/when-cats-away-mice-will-play.html “Could Jesus Sin?”: http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2015/09/could-jesus-sin.html

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Book Write-Up: How Jesus Became God, by Bart Ehrman

Bart D. Ehrman.  How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.  New York: HarperOne, 2014.  See here to buy the book. How did Jesus, a Jew from a monotheistic culture, come to be seen by his … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Christology of Hegel

James Yerkes.  The Christology of Hegel.  Albany: State University of New York Press, 1983. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was a nineteenth century German philosopher.  James Yerkes’ The Christology of Hegel is about Hegel’s view of Jesus Christ, and how that … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Origin of Christology

C.F.D. Moule.  The Origin of Christology.  Cambridge University Press, 1977, 1978. Christology has recently been a prominent issue within the biblioblogosphere, due to Bart Ehrman’s new book and the responses to it.  I’ve been wanting to read Moule’s The Origin … Continue reading

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Not a Massive Reconstruction Project

I appreciated something that Bart Ehrman said on pages 98-99 of The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament: “I have observed that the anti-adoptionist changes of the text occur … Continue reading

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Bart Ehrman on Luke 3:22 and Anti-Adoptionism

In this post, I will talk about Bart Ehrman’s discussion of Luke 3:22 in his book, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament. The context of Luke 3:22 is … Continue reading

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