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The Person of Christ: An Introduction (Short Studies in Systematic Theology)

Publisher:
, 2021
ISBN: 9781433569432

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Overview

People are just as interested in discovering who Jesus is today as they were in the first century. Some view Jesus as a great prophet or a wise philosopher; for others, he is an important religious leader or even a revolutionary. In this addition to the Short Studies in Systematic Theology series, Stephen Wellum examines the divinity and humanity of Christ, focusing on who Jesus is from Scripture and historical theology. He also expounds on why Jesus is utterly unique and how Christians should think about the incarnation—the truth that God the Son took on flesh and became a man. As readers spend time thinking through the glory and majesty of Jesus, they will delight to know and proclaim Christ alone.

Resource Experts
  • Focuses on who Jesus is from Scripture and historical theology
  • Explores how Christians should think about the incarnation
  • Examines how historic Christianity has understood the divinity and humanity of Christ
  • Introduction: Who Do You Say Jesus Is?

Part 1: Biblical Foundations for Understanding the Identity of Christ

  • Approaching Scripture on Its Own Terms to Identify Christ
  • The Identity of Christ from the Bible’s Storyline
  • Who Does Jesus Say That He Is?
  • The New Testament Witness to Christ

Part 2: Theological Formulation: The Establishment of Christological Orthodoxy

  • The Road to the Chalcedonian Definition of Christ
  • Post-Chalcedonian Clarifications Regarding Christ
  • Current Challenges to Christological Orthodoxy

Part 3: Theological Summary: The Orthodox Identity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

  • Jesus as God the Son Incarnate: A Theological Summary
  • Conclusion: Recovering the Centrality of Christ
  • Title: The Person of Christ: An Introduction
  • Author: Stephen J. Wellum
  • Series: Short Studies in Systematic Theology
  • Publisher: Crossway
  • Print Publication Date: 2021
  • Logos Release Date: 2021
  • Pages: 206
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Jesus Christ › Person and offices
  • ISBNs: 9781433569432, 9781433569463, 9781433569449, 9781433569456
  • Resource ID: LLS:PERSONCHRISTINTRO
  • Resource Type: Systematic Theology
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-03-31T16:19:05Z

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Professor of Christian Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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