Michael Reeves opens to readers the glory and wonder of Christ, offering a bigger and more exciting picture than many have imagined. Jesus didn't just bring us the good news. He is the good news. Reeves helps us celebrate who Christ is, his work on earth, his death and resurrection, his anticipated return and how we share in his life.
Donald Macleod reinforces the church's historic doctrine of the person of Christ as a centerpiece for theological reflection. In the Contours of Christian Theology.
This first of two volumes comprises Thomas F. Torrance's lectures delivered to students in Christian Dogmatics on Christology at New College, Edinburgh, from 1952 to 1978. In eight chapters these expertly edited lectures focus on the meaning and significance of the incarnation and the person of Christ.
Has the Bible bound Christians to a narrow and mistaken notion of Jesus? To answer this question we need to know what story Jesus claimed for himself. In this revised and updated book Christopher Wright traces the life of Christ as it is illuminated by the Old Testament and describes God?s design for Israel as it is fulfilled in the story of Jesus.
Focusing on the person and work of Jesus, Donald G. Bloesch goes beyond current reconstructions to probe issues of theological method, models of salvation, the plausibility of miracles, the language of faith and the doctrine of sin.
Entering the fray of a hotly debated issue, Michael Bird argues that the title and role of "Messiah" ascribed to Jesus is not a late addition to the four Gospels but their structural and semantic foundation. Stressing that Christianity is itself a messianic movement, Bird argues that the messianic testimony is the "mother of all Christology."
Douglas McCready reviews the evidence and arguments for and against the Christian claim of Jesus' prexistence and divine identity.
Seeking an answer to Anselm's timeless question, "Why did God become man?" Graham Cole follows Old Testament themes of preparation, theophany and messianic hope through to the New Testament witness to the divinely foretold event. This New Studies in Biblical Theology volume concludes with a consideration of the theological and existential implications of the incarnation of God.
Thomas McCall presents a trinitarian reading of Christ's darkest moment--the moment he cried, "My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?" McCall analyzes the biblical texts alongside interpretations offered by the church fathers, the Reformers and modern theologians, seeking to recover the true poignancy of the orthodox perspective on the cross.
The Scottish theologians John McLeod Campbell, Hugh Ross Mackintosh and Thomas F. Torrance were theologians of reconciliation, who emphasized the reality of God's redemptive grace in the person and work of Jesus Christ. In this magisterial treatment, Andrew Purves unfolds the riches of their theology for pastoral ministry today.
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