This excellent volume explores the Christology of the New Testament from critical, historical, exegetical, and theological perspectives. Covering all of the Christian scriptures from the Gospels to Revelation, the book presents a detailed portrait of the person and work of Jesus. While written by first-class biblical scholars, Contours of Christology in the New Testament is nonetheless immediately accessible to general readers and relevant to everyday life. In addition to steeping readers in the biblical texts, these studies show how a proper understanding of New Testament Christology can help us to think and act more Christianly in the church and the world today.
Contours of Christology in the New Testament features first-class biblical scholars who steep readers in the biblical texts about Jesus. These essays focus on the New Testament writers' various understandings of Jesus, their differing emphases seen as contours in the common landscape of New Testament christology. Sweeping in scope, the volume begins with a look at early christology and covers the whole of the New Testament from the Gospels to Revelation.
Richard N. Longenecker is professor emeritus of New Testament at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto.
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