Christology, Ancient and Modern: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics by Katherine SondereggerChristology, Ancient and Modern: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics by Katherine Sonderegger

Christology, Ancient and Modern: Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics

byKatherine SondereggerEditorOliver D. Crisp, Fred Sanders

Paperback | October 26, 2013

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A Fresh Look at the Doctrine of Christ,
Essential for Modern Theological Work

Christology was the central doctrine articulated by the early church councils, and it remains the subject of vigorous theological investigation today. The study of the doctrine of Christ is a field of broad ecumenical convergence, inviting theologians from all denominational settings to fruitful collaborative exploration. In the contemporary setting, it is especially crucial for theologians to investigate the scriptural witness afresh, to retrieve classical criteria and categories from the tradition, and to consider the generative pressure of soteriology for Christology proper.

The first annual Los Angeles Theology Conference sought to make a positive contribution to contemporary dogmatics in intentional engagement with the Christian tradition. Christology, Ancient and Modern brings together conference proceedings, surveying the field and articulating the sources, norms, and criteria for constructive theological work in Christology.

Oliver D. Crisp (PhD, King’s College, London) is professor of systematic theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is author of numerous books in analytic and systematic theology, including Divinity and Humanity: The Incarnation Reconsidered; God Incarnate: Explorations in Christology, Retrieving Doctrine: Ess...
Title:Christology, Ancient and Modern: Explorations in Constructive DogmaticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:October 26, 2013Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310514967

ISBN - 13:9780310514961


Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction (the Editors)List of Contributors1. A Typology of Modern Christologies: High, Middle, and Low--George Hunsinger2. Desiderata for Models of Hypostatic Union--Oliver D. Crisp3. We Saw His Glory: Implications of the Sanctuary Christology of John's Gospel--Peter J. Leithart4. The Humility of the Son of God--Katherine Sonderegger5. The Continuing Priesthood of Christ: Implications and Challenges--Alan J. Torrance