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The Last Adam: A Theology of the Obedient Life of Jesus in the Gospels
     

The Last Adam: A Theology of the Obedient Life of Jesus in the Gospels

by Brandon D. Crowe
 

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There is much discussion today about how we are to understand the life of Jesus in the Gospels. What was Jesus doing between his birth and death and how does this relate to salvation? This book corrects the Christian tendency to minimize the life of Jesus, explaining why the Gospels include much more than the Passion narratives. Brandon Crowe argues that Jesus is

Overview

There is much discussion today about how we are to understand the life of Jesus in the Gospels. What was Jesus doing between his birth and death and how does this relate to salvation? This book corrects the Christian tendency to minimize the life of Jesus, explaining why the Gospels include much more than the Passion narratives. Brandon Crowe argues that Jesus is identified in the Gospels as the last Adam whose obedience recapitulates and overcomes the sin of the first Adam. Crowe shows that all four Gospels present Jesus's obedient life as having saving significance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801096266
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/31/2017
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
200,955
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Brandon D. Crowe (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is associate professor of New Testament and New Testament department coordinator at Westminster Theological Seminary in Glenside, Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books and serves as the book review editor for Westminster Theological Journal.

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