Item description for Christology in Context: The Earliest Christian Response to Jesus by Marinus De Jonge & Wayne A. Meeks...
Overview This book is an attempt to describe and analyze the great variety of ways the earliest followers of Jesus responded to him. It also tries to relate those various responses to the circumstances in which the early Christian communities lived.
In "Christology in Context," Marinus de Jonge presents the varied response to Jesus of Nazareth by his first-century followers. A scholarly yet highly accessible work, this book provides a knowledge base for formal, systematic analysis of New Testament Christology.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.7" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1988
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664250106 ISBN13 9780664250102
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Wonderfully Engaging Apr 2, 2007
This is a marvelous book that sparkles like a diamond spied amongst the dirt. There are numerous books on Christology/ and or Jesus (either Jesus the sujbect of dogmatic inquiry or Jesus, the historical person). This is one of the remarkable books, sure to be missed, unless one comes across it accidentally. It is neither flashy nor glitzy--it does not promise secret revelations of who Jesus is or might be. The author slowly suggests a reading of what each of the authors of the New Testmant materials thought about Jesus. Then he seeks to draw his reading of the various authors together into a coherent picture. I recommend this book highly--it is one of the solid books covering "the Historical Jesus" on the market today. Read it and learn...