Divinity and Humanity

The Incarnation Reconsidered

by Oliver D. Crisp;


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Divinity and Humanity

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The doctrine of the Incarnation lies at the heart of Christianity. But the idea that 'God was in Christ' has become a much-debated topic in modern theology. Oliver Crisp addresses six key issues in the Incarnation defending a robust version of the doctrine, in keeping with classical Christology. He explores perichoresis, or interpenetration, with reference to both the Incarnation and Trinity. Over two chapters Crisp deals with the human nature of Christ and then provides an argument against the view, common amongst some contemporary theologians, that Christ had a fallen human nature. He considers the notion of divine kenosis or self-emptying, and discusses non-Incarnational Christology, focusing on the work of John Hick. This view denies Christ is God Incarnate, regarding him as primarily a moral exemplar to be imitated. Crisp rejects this alternative account of the nature of Christology.

Divinity and Humanity by Oliver D. Crisp was published by Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing) in January 2011. The ISBN for Divinity and Humanity is 9780511805332.

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Page last updated 2nd October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatOnline resource
PublisherCambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing) (January 2011)
ISBN9780511805332
ISBN-100511805330
Product Code4492041
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