Jesus / Edition 1

Jesus / Edition 1

by David F. Ford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0192893165

ISBN-13: 9780192893161

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press


This Oxford Reader brings together an extensive range of ancient and modern documents to convey the many ways in which the figure of Jesus has stimulated and provoked responses over the last 2,000 years. It features more than 340 extracts, including familiar material from key texts in the history of doctrine alongside a diverse sampling of devotional,…  See more details below

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This Oxford Reader brings together an extensive range of ancient and modern documents to convey the many ways in which the figure of Jesus has stimulated and provoked responses over the last 2,000 years. It features more than 340 extracts, including familiar material from key texts in the history of doctrine alongside a diverse sampling of devotional, popular, liturgical, historical-critical, philosophical, and mystical texts. Selections include extracts from poems, songs, and plays, as well as from polemics, commentaries, manifestos, treatises, letters, novels, liturgies, and creeds. The rich and complex variety of responses to Jesus is represented in Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Zoroastrian texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192893161
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Oxford Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

General Introduction1
Pt. IBiblical and Patristic: To A.D. 451
AThe Life of Jesus
ICanonical13
IIExtra-Canonical25
BJesus the Saviour
IJesus Saves33
IIParticipating in Christ39
IIIThe Sweet Exchange46
IVUnvelling50
VChrist and the Cosmos56
CTypology and Apology
IJesus and Judaism60
IIAgainst the Pagans67
DThe Development of Christology
ITrue Humanity77
IITrue Divinity84
IIITowards Chalcedon91
Pt. 2Byzantine and Early Medieval: 451-1208
AContemplating Christ
ITransfiguration and Ascent105
IIJesus Prayer111
IIIMeditation and Humility113
BChrist and Culture
CByzantine and Early Medieval Debates
IAfter Chalcedon123
IIAdoring Christ's Humanity129
IIIWestern Christology132
IVThe Eucharist142
DChrist beyond Christianity
IJewish146
IIZoroastrain150
IIIIslamic151
Pt. 3Later Medieval and Renaissance: 1209-1516
AFollowing Christ
IRemembrance157
IIMeditation174
IIIImitation183
IVThe Love of Christ189
BThe Benefits of Christ's Passion
CJesus and Judaism
Pt. 4Reformation and Counter-Reformation: 1517-1600
AChrist and his Benefits
BChrist in Word and Sacrament
CChrist in Two Natures
DPursuing Christ
Pt. 5Early Modernity: 1601-1789
AThe Drama of Christ
BCrucified for Me
IThe School of Love262
IIThe Power of the Cross267
CUnion with Christ
IPietist272
IICatholic280
IIIAnglican284
IVPuritan285
VRadical290
DDiscussing Doctrine
EThe Enlightenment
Pt. 6The Nineteenth Century: 1790-1913
AThe Historical Jesus
IThe Invention of Christ?321
IIReconstructing Jesus333
BHumility
IJesus the Child347
IIDivinity and the Limitations of Humanity352
IIIAgainst Humility358
CChrist and the Spirit
IThe Spirit of Christ364
IIThe Development of Doctrine371
DLife in Christ
IConversion388
IIParticipation394
ELooking Eastwards
Pt. 7The Twentieth Century: 1914-2000
ACrisis
BThe Historical Jesus?
IAgainst History?417
IIQuesting for the Historical Jesus423
CChrist and Salvation
IJustification and Sanctification434
IILiberation443
IIIEthics462
DRetelling the Story
IIn Literature471
IIIn Theology478
EGod Incarnate
IDebating Incarnation486
IIA Male Christ?496
IIIIncarnation, Cross, Resurrection, Trinity501
FJesus beyond Christianity
IThe Uniqueness of Christ510
IIJesus and Judaism515
GThe Face of Christ
Notes526
References531
Further Reading548
Acknowledgements551
Index555

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