Way Of Jesus Christ / Edition 1

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Overview

The Way of Jesus Christ discusses the following topics:

1. The symbol of the way embodies the aspect of process and brings out christology's alignment towards its goal. This symbol can comprehend Christ's way from his birth in the Spirit and his baptism in the Spirit to his self-surrender on Golgotha. It also makes it possible to understand the path of Christ as the way leading from his resurrection to his parousia-the way he takes in the Spirit to Israel, to the nations, and into the breadth and depth of the cosmos.

2. The symbol of the way makes us aware that every human christology is historically conditioned and limited. Every human christology is a 'christology of the way,' not yet a 'christology of the home country,' a christology of faith, not yet a christology of sight. So christology is no more than the beginning of eschatology; and eschatology, as the Christian faith understands it, is always the consummation of christology.

3. Finally, but not least important: every way is an invitation. A way is something to be followed. 'The way of Jesus Christ' is not merely a christological category. It is an ethical category too. Anyone who enters upon Christ's way will discover who Jesus really is; and anyone who really believes in Jesus and the Christ of God will follow him along the way he himself took. Christology and christopraxis find one another in the full and completed knowledge of Christ. This christology links dogmatics and ethics in closer detail than in the previous volumes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800628260
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Series: Works of Jurgen Moltmann Series
  • Edition description: 1st Fortress Press ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Translator's Note
I The Messianic Perspective 1
1 The Genesis of the Messianic Hope 5
2 The Growth of the Messianic Figure 8
3 Messianic Categories 21
4 Christology in Jewish-Christian Dialogue 28
II Trends and Transmutations in Christology 38
1 The Identity of Christology and Its Relevance 38
2 The Theme and Scheme of Cosmological Christology 46
3 The Theme and Scheme of Anthropological Christology 55
4 Christology in the Contradictions of Scientific and Technological Civilization 63
III The Messianic Mission of Christ 73
1 Spirit Christology 73
2 Christ's Birth in the Spirit 78
3 Christ's Baptism in the Spirit 87
4 The Gospel of the Kingdom of God to the Poor 94
5 The Healing of the Sick - the Expulsion of Demons 104
6 The Acceptance of the Outcasts - the Raising Up of the Humiliated 112
7 The Messianic Way of Life 116
8 Jesus - The Messianic Person in His Becoming 136
IV The Apocalyptic Sufferings of Christ 151
1 The Apocalyptic Horizon of World History 151
2 The Human Sufferings of Christ: What Death Did Jesus Die? 160
3 The Divine Sufferings of Christ: Where is God? 170
4 Righteousness from the Sufferings of Christ: Why Did Christ Die? 181
5 The Fellowship of Christ's Sufferings: Martyrology Today 196
6 The Remembrance of Christ's Sufferings 204
V The Eschatological Resurrection of Christ 213
1 The Genesis and Unique Character of the Christian Faith in the Resurrection 215
2 History and the Resurrection of Christ: the Theological Problem 227
3 The Resurrection of Christ and History: the Historical Problem 234
4 Nature and the Resurrection of Christ: the Theological Problem 246
5 The Resurrection of Christ and Nature: the Natural Problem 252
6 Becoming Alive in the Spirit of the Resurrection: the Uniting of What has been Separated 263
VI The Cosmic Christ 274
1 'The Greater Christ' 274
2 Christ - the Ground of Creation 287
3 Christ - Evolution's Driving Force or Its Victim? 292
4 Christ - the Redeemer of Evolution 301
5 The Community of Creation is a Community based on Law 305
VII The Parousia of Christ 313
1 A Little Apologia for the Expectation of the Parousia 313
2 'The Coming One' 321
3 'The Day of the Lord' 326
4 'From thence he shall come ...': the Category of Heaven 331
5 '... to judge both the quick and the dead' 334
6 Expectant Creativity: the Expectation of the Parousia and Affirmed Embodiment 338
Notes 342
Index of Names 383
Index of Confessions Creeds and Other Documents 388
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