Christology

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a religious doctrine or theory based on Jesus or Jesus' teachings

the branch of theology concerned with the person and attributes and deeds of Christ

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He reflects on the answer that his uncle gave to the Christological question "Who is Jesus for you?
But herein we see the crucial christological issue.
Communion has both christological and ecclesiological dimensions that can be distinguished but are ultimately not separable.
describes how many christological formulations arose from reciprocal mediations among science, philosophy, and theology, and how they often continue to govern current intelligibilities.
continues his series of writings on Bishop Theodore (350-428), considered one of the outstanding christological heretics but by the time he died, also a prominent biblical theologian.
Roger Owens argues that only a christological construal of the sermon as speech will free homiletics from its captivity to rhetoric.
I had focused primarily on Leo's Christmas sermons and a sampling of his letters to show how he had drifted away from a bias in his early works (reflecting the influence of Cyril of Alexandria) toward the centrist christological position he would hold later in his pontificate.
Embodied souls, ensouled bodies; an exercise in christological anthropology and its significance for the mind/body debate.
Marianne Meye Thompson, in reading John 13:1-18, puts the emphasis in understanding the washing of feet in a christological, theological sense rather than the ethical setting of an example, but without neglecting the latter.
sees the goal of Hebrews' complex christological reflection as ultimately pastoral: to cultivate the resolve of an early Jewish Christian community struggling to affirm its confessional commitments in light of the theologically troubling event of the fall of the Temple.
Their topics include the fates of men in Beowulf, architectural metaphor and christological imagery in the Old English Christ I and the Book of Kells, military men in AElfric's Lives of Saints, echoes of Old English alliterative collocations in Middle English alliterative proverbs, and a neglected historiographical model for the style of Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica.
s discussion of Isaiah is a test case for trying to understand the church's use of the Old Testament in general, and he identifies the following characteristics of the church's approach: the authority of scripture, use of both literal and spiritual senses, divine and human authorship, christological content, and the dialectical nature of history.
In eight chapters she covers the nature of theology, revelation (truth as process), creation, divine power, divine activity, justice and compassion, christological issues, and the Spirit and eschatology.
But this "conversion" has not been without controversy, as shown in responses to Sholem Asch's Nazarene (1939) and writings framing Holocaust suffering in Christological terms.
The authority to bind and loose is securely located in Matthean Christology and in this Gospel's christological understanding of eschatology and salvation history.