The college student's introduction to Christology / Loewe, William P.

Loewe, William P., 1941- author.
Collegeville, Minnesota : The Liturgical Press, 1996.
A Michael Glazier Book
1 online resource (210 p.)
Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.
Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines.
Electronic books.
Title Page; About the Author; Copyright; Contents; Chapter 1. By Way of Introduction; A "Low, Ascending" Approach to Christology; By Way of Contrast: A "High, Descending" Approach; Three Lines of Criticism; Why Now? A Clash of Cultures and a New Task; Part I. The Question of the Historical Jesus; Chapter 2. The Old Quest for the Historical Jesus; Chapter 3. An Interim Period and the Launching of the New Quest; In the Interim (1906-1953): Making a Virtue of Necessity; The New Quest: Goal and Methods; Chapter 4. Jesus and the Nearness of the Kingdom
Central Theme: The Kingdom of God and Its ComingJohn the Baptist; The Kingdom Expressed in Words: Jesus' Parables; Chapter 5. The Kingdom Expressed in Deeds; Jesus' Miracles; The Company Jesus Kept; Chapter 6. Responding to the Nearness of the Kingdom; The Positive Response: Metanoia; Ethics?; What About Jesus Himself? (Didn't He Know?); Chapter 7. Jesus' Execution; Christian Responses to Jesus' Execution; Why, Historically?; In the Face of Death; Part II. Origin and Meaning of Belief in Jesus' Resurrection; Chapter 8. What Are the Data?; 1 Cor 15:3-8; An Empty Tomb; Easter Appearances
Chapter 9. Why Are the Data the Way They Are?Chapter 10. Why Are There Any Data At All?; The Empty Tomb Tradition; The Appearances; Chapter 11. Sin, Biblically Speaking; Raised From the Dead-So What?; Genesis 3; Chapter 12. Sin Today?; The Dialectic of Enlightenment; The Role of Religion; Traditional Categories; Chapter 13. Salvation from Sin: The Law of the Cross; Three Theses; The Law of the Cross; Transformed Dying; Part III. The Christological Process; Chapter 14. Telling the Story; The Need for Story; Three Early Patterns; Four Gospels; Two Infancy Narratives; "My Lord and My God"
Chapter 15. Classical DogmaThe Way to Nicea; From Nicea to Chalcedon; The Faith of Chalcedon; Chapter 16. The Christological Process Today; Recovering Jesus' Full Humanity; The Historical Jesus: Some Limits; Changing Perspectives, New Insights; Index
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes index.
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