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An ideal textbook for college students and a helpful resource for parish education.
Clearly written and well organized, this work provides readers with a sound and reliable introduction to Christology.
This is a good introductory text in christology. . . . I highly recommend its use for a college or adult education course.
New Theology Review
Who is Jesus? deserves to get priority placing on the reading programme of teachers and students of Christology. It cannot but stimulate the reflection and interest of all who amid the plethora of current religious opinions genuinely seek to find an answer to the question: Who is Jesus?
Seeks to take seriously both the work of historical-critical scholarship and the faith and life of the church.
New Testament Abstracts
In this lucidly written book, Thomas Rausch . . . offers an introduction to the discipline of Christology that surveys the best of recent Jesus research, engages with Evangelical theology, and proposes a contemporary soteriology . . . Rausch's book will serve as an excellent textbook for upper-level undergraduate courses in Christology.
Catholic Books Review
In a clear and accessible style, Thomas Rausch offers a judicious sifting of a wide variety of modern authors and ancient sources. His 'introduction' is comprehensive and coherent. It serves as an effective tool for those seeking to understand christology both then and now.
Michael L. Cook, S.J., Gonzaga University
Rausch has written a wonderfully clear, faithful, and reliable christology in the light of contemporary Scripture studies and the early tradition of the Church. Particularly helpful is his approach to the saving work of Christ in the light of other recent christological studies. I recommend this volume to college and seminary professors as an excellent textbook that will guide their students through the complexities of Western Catholic reflection on the mystery of Jesus Christ.
Brian O. McDermott, S.J., Georgetown University