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Jesus and the God of Israel: God Crucified and Other Essays on the New Testament's Christology of Divine Identity

ISBN: 9781842275382
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This book is a greatly revised and expanded edition of Richard Bauckham's acclaimed God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament, which helped redirect scholarly discussion of early Christology.

The basic thesis of this important book on New Testament Christology, sketched in the first essay ‘God Crucified, is that the worship of Jesus as God was seen by the early Christians as compatible with their Jewish monotheism. Jesus was thought to participate in the divine identity of the one God of Israel. The other chapters provide more detailed support for, and an expansion of, this basic thesis. Readers will find not only the full text of Bauckham’s classic book God Crucified, but also groundbreaking essays, some of which have never been published previously.

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Richard Bauckham's thesis on a 'New Testament Christology of divine identity' is the most exciting and challenging of anything he has so far done, with the potential to resolve old puzzles (though creating some new ones) and to direct Christian understanding of Jesus into new and fruitful paths.

James D. G. Dunn, University of Durham

Indispensable for all students of New Testament and early church Christology. . . . Yet another proof of Bauckham's quite extraordinary command of the world of New Testament scholarship and his capacity for fresh, helpful insights.

I. Howard Marshall, University of Aberdeen

Bauckham’s contribution to our understanding of NT Christology is breathtaking and persuasive at so many levels, from his exegesis to his theological conclusions. In this regard, his handling of the biblical text and of other Jewish literature from the Second Temple period is remarkable, as is his knowledge of a huge swath of scholarly inquiry on the subject of Jewish monotheism and Christology.

Justin K. Hardin, Themelios Volume 35, Issue 3, November 2010

  • Title: Jesus and the God of Israel: God Crucified and Other Essays on the New Testament’s Christology of Divine Identity
  • Author: Richard Bauckham
  • Publisher: Paternoster
  • Print Publication Date: 2008
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. › Essays
  • ISBNs: 9781842275382, 1842275380
  • Resource ID: LLS:WS_16D4F73764DA4094BCEC1FB0AFE18C5F
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-30T04:02:31Z

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Richard Bauckham

Richard Bauckham (1946– ) was professor of New Testament studies at St Mary's College, University of St Andrews. He retired in 2007 from this position in order to concentrate on research and writing. He currently is the senior scholar at Ridley Hall in Cambridge and visiting professor at St. Mellitus College.

Bauckham earned a PhD at the University of Cambridge and was a fellow of St John's College. He taught theology for one year at the University of Leeds and for 15 years at the University of Manchester before teaching at the University of St Andrews. He is a fellow of the British Academy and a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Bauckham is known for his commentary on Jude and 2 Peter in the Word Biblical Commentary and his book Jude and the Relatives of Jesus in the Early Church.


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