Symbols of Jesus: A Christology of Symbolic Engagement by Robert Cummings NevilleSymbols of Jesus: A Christology of Symbolic Engagement by Robert Cummings Neville

Symbols of Jesus: A Christology of Symbolic Engagement

byRobert Cummings Neville

Paperback | February 4, 2002

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Focusing on what makes Jesus important in Christianity, Robert Cummings Neville, a leading philosophical theologian, presents and illustrates a theory of religious symbols wherein God is directly engaged in symbolically shaped thinking and practice. Moreover, Christian symbolism is shown to be entirely compatible with a late-modern scientific world view. This major work may affect belief in Jesus, and will be of value to students, academics, clergy with theological training, and others grappling with the meaning and importance of religious symbols in our age.
Title:Symbols of Jesus: A Christology of Symbolic EngagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.87 inPublished:February 4, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521003539

ISBN - 13:9780521003537


Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. God the Father; 2. Jesus the Lamb of God: blood sacrifice and atonement; 3. Jesus the Cosmic Christ; 4. Jesus Christ the Trinitarian Person; 5. The historical Jesus and the incarnate word; 6. Jesus as friend; 7. Jesus as Saviour: the Eschaton; 8. Epilogue: 'And the Holy Spirit'.

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