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The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Ted A. Campbell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book shows how a simple message embedded in the New Testament and also handed on in a Christian oral tradition has been expressed consistently through ancient Christian communities (Catholic and ... More


 Jesus Christ, the Son of God

Gregory A. Beeley

in Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195313970
eISBN:
9780199871827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313970.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter gives a new, comprehensive interpretation of Gregory's Christology, focusing on his account of creation, the fall, and final redemption; his seminal doctrine of divinization (theosis); ... More


Feminist Reconstruction of Christology—Typology

Arnfríður Guðmundsdóttir

in Meeting God on the Cross: Feminist Christologies and the Theology of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397963
eISBN:
9780199827206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397963.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents a typology of feminist Christological proposals that distinguishes among three Christological positions: first, the position which, on explicitly Christological grounds, holds ... More


 Theorizing Power

Margaret D. Kamitsuka

in Feminist Theology and the Challenge of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311624
eISBN:
9780199785643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311624.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The issue of power surfaces throughout feminist theological writings, particularly in discussions of structural or social sin. There is a tendency among feminist theologians to inscribe potentially ... More


The Bringer of Salvation

G. B. Caird

L. D. Hurst (ed.)

in New Testament Theology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780198263883
eISBN:
9780191603372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263880.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the role of Christ as the bringer of salvation. It questions the qualifications he possessed for him to do all that has been attributed to him in the New Testament. It is shown ... More


 Religion, Ideology, and Belief

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter the natural history of religious ideology is examined relative to each groups' view on Jesus Christ, the Bible, and epistemology. Ideology is a neutral term meaning the way in which ... More


Where the Spirit Flourishes

Richard Lennan

in Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199271467
eISBN:
9780191602108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271461.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although the Christian tradition has tended to highlight the church's relationship to Jesus Christ, a comprehensive theology of the church is not possible without a significant focus on the Holy ... More


 Christus Passibilis?: Did Christ Experience Fear and Sorrow in Gethsemane?

Kevin Madigan

in The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought: An Essay on Christological Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195322743
eISBN:
9780199785407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322743.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Jesus' Agony in the Garden (Matt 26:36-46; Mark 14:32-42; Luke 22:40-46) was a plague and embarrassment to patristic and medieval interpreters. Few narratives in the New Testament were so inimical to ... More


Dialogue: The restoration of humanity in Christ

Tom Greggs

in Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation: Restoring Particularity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560486
eISBN:
9780191721533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560486.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter is concerned with the issue of a non-binary or non-separationist soteriology. However, it advocates that divisive approaches to soteriology can only be countered with a particularist ... More


The Theology of Jesus

G. B. Caird

L. D. Hurst (ed.)

in New Testament Theology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780198263883
eISBN:
9780191603372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263880.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the role of Christ in the theology of the New Testament. It argues that Jesus is indeed present at the conference, but not in an obvious or obtrusive way. The teaching of Jesus ... More


Nature Redeemed: Barth's Garden of Reconciliation

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Paul Santmire expressed his disappointment in a personal encounter with Barth in which the latter was roundly critical of Santmire's proddings to produce a theology of nature. This chapter argues ... More


Christ without Absolutes: A Study of the Christology of Ernst Troeltsch

Sarah Coakley

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263746
eISBN:
9780191682643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Can Christians continue to worship Jesus Christ as the full, final, and ‘absolute’ revelation of God in an age of historical relativism, an expanding universe, and the impinging of other world faiths ... More


Bodily Redemption

Stephen T. Davis

in Christian Philosophical Theology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284597
eISBN:
9780191603778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284598.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Human beings face two great problems: guilt and death. Although disembodied existence is in some sense possible, it would be an attenuated existence since we are normally embodied beings, and ... More


The Mystery of the Gospel

Ted A. Campbell

in The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.003.007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 6 offers a conclusion to the book as a whole. The chapter discusses three “clusters of meaning” associated consistently with the gospel message: the basic narrative of the life, death and ... More


Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Christian and the Church in and for the World

John G. Stackhouse

in Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173581
eISBN:
9780199851683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173581.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the thoughts and views of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer on the role of Jesus Christ and the Church in society. Bonhoeffer maintained that he and his fellow Christians ... More


An Undreamed of Possibility for Love

Richard Lennan

in Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199271467
eISBN:
9780191602108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271461.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Examines the theological underpinning of ‘the church’. In particular, it locates the church within an understanding of faith and revelation. Highlights ‘symbol’ as central to the theology of ... More


Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought

John Reumann

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262015
eISBN:
9780191682285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262015.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The blend of variety and unity apparent in the thought of the New Testament has been a subject for theological debate through the ages. Certain themes, teachings, and characterizations are clearly ... More


Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Richard Lennan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199271467
eISBN:
9780191602108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271461.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The present‐day situation of the Roman Catholic Church has been described as a state of ‘peril’. That fact alone, to say nothing of the challenges inseparable from faith in God, implies that the ... More


John

Christopher Bryan

in The Resurrection of the Messiah

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199752096
eISBN:
9780199895076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752096.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines John's narrative about the death and resurrection of Jesus. Like the Synoptics, John maintains the apostolic pattern: Jesus died, Jesus was buried, Jesus has been raised, and ... More


The Incarnation: The Critical Issues

Gerald O'Collins

in The Incarnation: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Incarnation of the Son of God

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248452
eISBN:
9780191600524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248451.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Gerald O’Collins outlines 12 issues: the particular, historical truth of the union of divinity and humanity in the one person of Jesus Christ; his personal pre‐existence; the paradox in holding the ... More


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