The Metaphor of God Incarnate Paperback

Christology in a Pluralistic Age

by John Harwood Hick;

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The Metaphor of God Incarnate

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In this groundbreaking work, John Hick refutes the traditional Christian understanding of Jesus of Nazareth. According to Hick, Jesus did not teach what was to become the orthodox understanding of him: that he was God incarnate who became human to die for the sins of the world. Further, the traditional dogma of Jesus' two natures--human and divine--cannot be explained satisfactorily, and worse, it has been used to justify great human evils. Thus, the divine incarnation, he explains, is best understood metaphorically. Nevertheless, he concludes that Christians can still understand Jesus as Lord and the one who has made God real to us. This second edition includes new chapters on the Christologies of Anglican theologian John Macquarrie and Catholic theologian Roger Haight, SJ.

The Metaphor of God Incarnate by John Harwood Hick was published by Westminster John Knox in October 2013. The ISBN for The Metaphor of God Incarnate is 9780664230371.

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Details for The Metaphor of God Incarnate

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherWestminster John Knox (October 2013)
Number of Pages218
Thickness11 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code4042721
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