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Christology: Key Readings in Christian Thought
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Christology: Key Readings in Christian Thought

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SPCK 2009

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This book brings together a range of key primary texts on the doctrine of Jesus Christ. Editors Jeff Astley, David Brown, and Ann Loades present rigorous academic examination of specific aspects of Christology: the development of classic Christology from its biblical roots through patristic debates, responses to the modern distinction between the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith, the understanding of incarnation as kenosis, and the critical and constructive developments of liberation and feminist theologies. Each chapter also includes topics for further discussion.

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Key Features

  • Presents primary sources for the doctrine of the person of Christ
  • Covers patristic, modern, and contemporary interpretations of Christology
  • Designed for use in the theological classroom


  • The Shape of the Debate
  • Jesus of History or Christ of Faith?
  • The Human God?
  • A Christ for All?

Product Details

  • Title: Christology: Key Readings in Christian Thought
  • Editors: Jeff Astley, David Brown and Ann Loades
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 144

About the Editors

Jeff Astley is director of the North of England Institute for Christian Education and an honorary professorial fellow in the University of Durham. He is coeditor of the Problems in Theology series.

David Brown is Van Mildert Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham and a canon of Durham Cathedral. His books include Choices, Invitation to Theology, The Divine Trinity, and a collection of sermons, The Word to Set You Free. He is also coeditor of the Problems in Theology series.

Ann Loades is emeritus professor of divinity in the University of Durham and coeditor of the Problems in Theology series.

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