God Incarnate

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The doctrine of the incarnation is one of the central and defining dogmas of the Christian faith. In this text, Oliver Crisp builds upon his previous work, Divinity and Humanity: The Incarnation Reconsidered (Cambridge, 2007). In God Incarnate, he explores the Incarnation further and covers issues he did not deal with in his previous book. This work attempts to further the project of setting out a coherent account of the Incarnation by considering key facets of this doctrine, as...

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Overview

The doctrine of the incarnation is one of the central and defining dogmas of the Christian faith. In this text, Oliver Crisp builds upon his previous work, Divinity and Humanity: The Incarnation Reconsidered (Cambridge, 2007). In God Incarnate, he explores the Incarnation further and covers issues he did not deal with in his previous book. This work attempts to further the project of setting out a coherent account of the Incarnation by considering key facets of this doctrine, as parts of a larger, integrated, doctrinal whole.

Throughout, he is concerned to develop a position in line with historic Christianity that is catholic and ecumenical in tone, in line with the contours of the Reformed theological tradition within which his own work falls. And, like its predecessor, this book will draw upon philosophical and theological resources to make sense of the problems the doctrine faces.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567033475
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 10/6/2009
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Oliver D. Crisp is Reader in Theology at the University of Bristol, UK. He has authored Jonathan Edwards and the Metaphysics of Sin (Ashgate, 2005), Divinity and Humanity: Issues in the Incarnation (CUP, 2007), and co-edited Jonathan Edwards: Philosophical Theologian (Ashgate, 2003) with Paul Helm.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1.Method in Christology
2.The election of Jesus Christ
3.The pre-existence of Christ
4.The 'fittingness' of the Virgin Birth
5.Christ and the embryo
6.Was Christ sinless or impeccable?
7.Materialist Christology
8.Multiple Incarnations

Afterword
Bibliography
Index

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