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The Theology in Community series assembles teams of scholars to explore key theological themes and apply them to contemporary concerns. Each volume approaches a topic from the vantage points of the Old and New Testaments, and of historical, systematic, and practical theology. The books draw upon a variety of contributors to craft a unified and accessible message. They aim to help pastors, church leaders, and laypersons alike.

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The Deity of Christ

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Overview

The Theology in Community series assembles teams of scholars to explore key theological themes and apply them to contemporary concerns. Each volume approaches a topic from the vantage points of the Old and New Testaments, and of historical, systematic, and practical theology. The books draw upon a variety of contributors to craft a unified and accessible message. They aim to help pastors, church leaders, and laypersons alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433531187
  • Publisher: Crossway
  • Publication date: 6/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 926,063
  • File size: 770 KB

Meet the Author

CHRISTOPHER W. MORGAN (PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of theology and associate dean of the School of Christian Ministries at California Baptist University.

ROBERT A. PETERSON (PhD, Drew University) is professor of systematic theology at Covenant Theological Seminary.

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations 11

Series Preface 13

Acknowledgments 15

Contributors 17

Introduction 19

1 The Deity of Christ Today Stephen J. Nichols 25

2 The Deity of Christ and the Old Testament Raymond C. Ortlund 39

3 The Deity of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels Stephen J. Wellum 61

4 The Deity of Christ in John's Gospel Andreas J. Köstenberger 91

5 The Deity of Christ in the Apostolic Witness Stephen J. Wellum 115

6 The Deity of Christ in John's Letters and the Book of Revelation Andreas J. Köstenberger 151

7 The Deity of Christ in Church History Gerald Bray 169

8 Toward a Systematic Theology of the Deity of Christ Robert A. Peterson 193

9 The Deity of Christ and the Cults Alan W. Gomes 229

10 The Deity of Christ for Missions, World Religions, and Pluralism J. Nelson Jennings 253

Selected Bibliography 283

Author Index 289

Subject Index 293

Scripture Index 301

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2014

    Queen of &hearts s

    Here's some names: <p> Girls: <br> Kyra, Mira, Kiara, Minna, Tika, Vaea (pronounced vay-uh), Saida <p> Boys: <br> uh... Jax?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2014

    Lin ☼

    I dunno if deity is the proper word in this context . . . . But oh well. I like the name Raxicoricaphalipatorious. Or Angora. :3

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2014

    Morgan

    One word: plagarism.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2014

    It's good.

    Continue.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2014

    Love it

    Zach

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2014

    To Reflections

    I love it. You could have a girl named Trix...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2014

    Kleptos and Invies ~ Chapter 2

    We were shocked at first. It had all happened so fast; we stood up for ourselves and attacked them. The guards were highly outnumbered, and I don't think they expected us to try and fight back. But then we were... free. For the first time ever. We didn't know what to do. Slowly, all the Steamies started to look to me for help. Even kids that were older. I guess they thought of me as a leader. I made the realization, talked to the guards, and was the first to attack a guard itself. I shrugged. <br> "If ya lookin' for help from me... I guess I have it." There, right there. That was the statement that made me the leader. <p> The founder. <p> The royalty. <p> The deity of the Steam. <p> I knew, and I think we all knew, I didn't just mean help with the next step in what to do. It was a casual way of saying that I'd guide them all the way. <p> I walked through the litter of bodies on the floor. Their heads were dented and blooded on the spot that a guard had struck them. <br> "These bodies here, they've gotta go. I'll break the window, you guys start shovelin' 'em out." As I was speaking, I noticed that Erin, one of my alliances, was desperately searching the faces of the living, then sobbing as she went to look at the dead. Probably looking for the boy that was more than an alliance, maybe even more than friend to her. Another reason to never make friends here. <br> "Don't." I held my hand over her eyes to block out the faces of the dead bodies. "It'll only cause more greif. Sart collectin' bodies." With that, I ran to the other side of the factory. It felt good to run. More than good. It was the first time I've ever ran. The guards wouldn't allow it. I neared that mossy, mildewy, smoke-stained window. This was it. Smashing the heel of my boot into the glass, it shattered, sending fine glass particles everywhere, like mist. Slowly, I crawled out of the window. <p> If I thought that running felt good, just close your eyes and imagine how glorious the spring breeze felt, the sky, the sun, the grass. I even kicked off my boots and socks and sunk my toes in the soft, green grass. Well, maybe the grass wasn't all fresh and green and the air wasn't as clean as other places. It's what you would expect right outside a factory. Still, I couldn't remember the last time I've been outside. For a few seconds, maybe, when I arrived at the ophanage. I felt bad for the others, though, still trapped in the factory, hauling many dead bodies to the window. So I jumped back in to help them. We carried the dead outsde, far away, and set them down, not bothering to bury them. The Steamies looked again to me. <br> *Now what?* <br> "You have a new life. Go explore. Try to find civilization, call the cops. Nice workin' with ya folks." I suddenly and desperately turned tail and ran, wanting to get as far away from tt place as I could.. <p> (three move positive comments and I'll continue. Btw, this IS NOT the whole story, them just running to find people or towns. No, not even close. The title Kleptos and Invies will start to make sense soon. And this is suppose to be Simon telling a flashback of the past, so that's why ppl might think it's rushed. It'll go back to present time soon. Ok, I still will not be taking character applications, but I will be taking character names! If you can come up with a cool or casual name, that would help me out. This'll start to get exciting soon, so plz don't quit on meh! Thx!) -Reflections&#9830

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  • Posted September 27, 2011

    Much needed contemporary book on the deity of Christ!

    This is a great refresher on the deity of Christ for the contemporary church. It is a great reference work but does not read like one. This book is for everyone. The exegesis is excellent. The historical presentation of the development of the doctrine is even handed and easy to follow.

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