Christ the Liberator: A View from the Victims

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570753725
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/2001
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 751,053
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I The Resurrection of Jesus: Resurrection and Victims
1 Viewpoint: A "Risen" Following and the Hope of the Victim 11
2 The Hermeneutical Problem (1): The Resurrection, a Specific Problem for Hermeneutics 17
3 The Hermeneutical Problem (2): Hermeneutical Principles from the Victims 35
4 The Historical Problem (1): The Reality of Jesus' Resurrection 54
5 The Historical Problem (2): The Analogy of "Easter Experiences" throughout History 66
6 The Theological Problem (1): The Revelation of God 79
7 The Theological Problem (2): The Revelation of Jesus 96
Pt. II Christological Titles in the New Testament: A Rereading from Latin America
8 The Titles and Their Problems 113
9 High Priest: The Mediator - Human "without Additions" but "with Definitions" 124
10 Messiah: Keeping Alive the Hope of the Poor 139
11 Lord: The Lordship of Christ, Hope, and Theodicy 152
12 Son of God/Son of Man/Servant of Yahweh: The Man Who Came from God and the God Who Came in Man 170
13 Word: Truth and Good News 191
14 Jesus as Eu-Aggelion 209
Pt. III Conciliar Christology
15 Introduction: Concentration on the Mediator, Jesus Christ, to the Detriment of the Mediation, the Kingdom of God 221
Excursus: Christianity in the Greco-Roman World 239
16 A God Who Can Suffer: The Pathos of Audacity and Honesty 256
17 A Human Christ: The Pathos of Reality 275
18 God in History: The Pathos of the Whole 291
19 Formal and Doxological Readings of Chalcedon: Following Jesus as an Epistemological Principle 313
Epilogue: Memory and Journey 331
Abbreviations and Short Forms 341
Notes 343
Index 369
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