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The Theology of Jesus

G. B. Caird

Edited by L. D. Hurst

in New Testament Theology

Published in print September 1995 | ISBN: 9780198263883
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603372 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198263880.003.0009

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 The Theology of Jesus

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This chapter examines the role of Christ in the theology of the New Testament. It argues that Jesus is indeed present at the conference, but not in an obvious or obtrusive way. The teaching of Jesus in the four Gospels is the starting point and the goal of New Testament theology. The inclusion of Jesus in a New Testament theology will depend on what will be considered the meaning of ‘theology’ — whether it will be static formulations about God, a dynamic linked to the politics, history, and daily affairs of the nation in which Jesus was born.

Keywords: Jesus Christ; Gospel; teaching

Chapter.  30109 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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