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Published: 09 July 2009

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780199557875

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A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of Jesus

Second Edition

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

  • Newly updated edition of acclaimed textbook on Christology scholarship
  • Mixes biblical, historical, philosophical, and theological material to present a comprehensive guide
  • Clear thematic chapter structure to aid study
  • Index of Names and Biblical Index provided

New to this Edition:

  • Bibliographic references updated throughout and new material provided for six of the existing chapters including:
  • Discussion of the use of 'near-death-experiences' and bereavement experience as analogies to the post-resurrection appearances of Christ
  • Greater attention given to specific approaches to Christology including Luther's theology of the cross and liberation theology
  • Dialogue with contemporary philosophical theologians to strengthen case for logical coherence of the Incarnation
  • Richer discussion of the universal redemptive activity of Christ, and the place and possibilities of 'presence' as an organising category in Christology

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