Outline Of New Testament Christology; A Study Of Genetic Relationships Within The Christology Of…

Paperback | May 17, 2012

byJohn Cowper Granbery

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ... on a far larger scale than does the writer of the Fourth Gospel, only he does not take over the word; another title used by Philo of the Logos was already in Christian use and served his purposes better--the Son of God. The striking designations of Christ and the functions attributed to him in Heb. 1:2,3 may be found in the Book of Wisdom and in Philo, there having reference to Wisdom personified and the Logos. Of Wisdom it is said in a notable passage (Wis. 7:26): For she is an effulgence ivaiyaaim) of eternal light, And an immaculate mirror of God's energy, And an image of his goodness. Philo says that every man in regard to his intellect is related to the divine reason, being an awavyao-fia of that blessed nature;1 and that the irvtv/uo. in man is a certain type and apaKrrjp of the divine power, man in his reason being the image of God.a A favorite conception with Philo is that of the Logos as the agent through whom God fashioned the world. In De Planlat. 5 he says: o xaPaKrW tow aiSios Xoyos. In Heb. 1:6 the Son is designated a-pwro'rocos; so Philo often calls the Logos God's irpanoyovos vios (as in De Agricult. 12). Just as Philo does not scruple to call the Logos a second God (o Stvrtpos ©tds),3 though dependent on the one original God, so the writer of Hebrews applies to Christ passages from the Psalms in which God is addressed, setting forth his eternal royal dignity and creative r61e (1:8-12); yet what Christ did was part of God's own plan and under his direction (2:9,10; 5:4, 5). In Philo the Logos is not only the mediator of creation, but also of redemption: the great high priest, exposed to affliction and misery, an ambassador sent to the subject race;1 not a man, but the divine Word, a non-participant in both voluntary and involuntary sin...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ... on a far larger scale than does the writer of the Fourth Gospel, only he does not take over the word; another title used by Phi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217527574

ISBN - 13:9780217527576

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