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God the Son Incarnate: The Doctrine of Christ
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God the Son Incarnate: The Doctrine of Christ


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Nothing is more important than what a person believes about Jesus Christ. To understand Christ correctly is to understand the very heart of God, Scripture, and the gospel. To get to the core of this belief, this latest volume in the Foundations of Evangelical Theology series lays out a systematic summary of Christology from philosophical, biblical, and historical perspectives—concluding that Jesus Christ is God the Son incarnate, both fully divine and fully human. Readers will learn to better know, love, trust, and obey Christ—unashamed to proclaim him as the only Lord and Savior.

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Key Features

  • Examines the concept of Christology from varying approaches
  • Discusses Jesus Christ as God the Son Incarnate and what that means


  • Part One: Epistemological Warrant for Christology Today
    • Contemporary Christology
    • “Biblical” Epistemology for Christology
  • Part Two: Biblical Warrant for Christology Today
    • The Authoritative Structure of the Biblical Storyline
    • The Identity of Jesus from the Storyline of Scripture
    • The Deity of Christ: God the Son from Eternity
    • The Humanity of Christ: God the Son Incarnate
  • Part Three: Ecclesiological Warrant for Christology Today
    • Ante-Nicene Christology: The Need for Orthodoxy
    • Christology from Nicaea to Chalcedon: The Emergence of Orthodoxy
    • Post-Chalcedonian Christology: The Establishment of Orthodoxy
  • Part Four: A Warranted Christology for Today
    • Contemporary Challenges to Orthodox Christology: Kenoticism—A Middle Way?
    • Evangelical Christology and Kenotic Influences
    • Evangelicals and Kenotic Christologies: A “New” and “Better” Way?
    • Christological Formulation: The Orthodox Identity of Jesus Christ
    • Defending the Theology of God the Son Incarnate

Praise for the Print Edition

Exploring our Lord’s person and work from a variety of angles, Wellum engages a wide range of issues and conversation partners. Consolidating the gains of evangelical Christological reflection, this volume makes gains of its own, particularly by wrestling clearly and carefully with contemporary trends in biblical studies as well as philosophical, systematic, and historical theology.

—Michael Horton, J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology, Westminster Seminary California; author, Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God’s Story

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About Stephen J. Wellum

Stephen J. Wellum (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of Christian theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and editor of the Southern Baptist Journal of Theology.

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