God the Son Incarnate: The Doctrine of Christ
God the Son Incarnate: The Doctrine of Christ

God the Son Incarnate: The Doctrine of Christ

in Foundations of Evangelical Theology

by Stephen J. Wellum

Pages 496
Publisher Crossway
Published 2016
ISBN-13 9781581346473
Nothing is more important than what a person believes about Jesus Christ. To understand Christ correctly is to understand the very heart of God, Scripture, and the gospel. To get to the core of this belief, this latest volume in the Foundations of Evangelical Theology series lays out a systematic summary of Christology from philosophical, biblical, and historical perspectives--concluding that Jesus Christ is God the Son incarnate, both fully divine and fully human. Readers will learn to better know, love, trust, and obey Christ--unashamed to proclaim him as the only Lord and Savior.

  • Table of Contents:
  • Series Introduction 
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part One: Epistemological Warrant for Christology Today
    • Introduction to Part I 
    • Chapter 1: Contemporary Christology
    • Chapter 2: "Biblical" Epistemology for Christology
    • Summary of Part I 
  • Part Two: Biblical Warrant for Christology Today
    • Introduction to Part II 
    • Chapter 3: The Authoritative Structure of the Biblical Storyline
    • Chapter 4: The Identity of Jesus from the Storyline of Scripture
    • Chapter 5: The Deity of Christ: God the Son from Eternity
    • Chapter 6: The Humanity of Christ: God the Son Incarnate
    • Summary of Part II
     
  • Part Three: Ecclesiological Warrant for Christology Today
    • Introduction to Part III 
    • Chapter 7: Ante-Nicene Christology: The Need for Orthodoxy
    • Chapter 8: Christology from Nicaea to Chalcedon: The Emergence of Orthodoxy
    • Chapter 9: Post-Chalcedonian Christology: The Establishment of Orthodoxy
    • Summary of Part III
     
  • Part Four: A Warranted Christology for Today
    • Introduction to Part IV
    • Chapter 10: Contemporary Challenges to Orthodox Christology:Kenoticism—A Middle Way?
    • Chapter 11: Evangelical Christology and Kenotic Influences
    • Chapter 12: Evangelicals and Kenotic Christologies: A "New" and "Better" Way?
    • Chapter 13: Christological Formulation: The Orthodox Identity of Jesus Christ
    • Chapter 14: Defending the Theology of God the Son Incarnate
  • Conclusion
  • Scripture Index
  • General Index

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