Jesus was thought to participate in the divine identity of the one God of the full text of Bauckham’s classic book God Crucified but also other. God Crucified has ratings and 15 reviews. Eric said: Bauckham is a beast. Don’t want to become convinced that Jesus is God? Then don’t read this book. God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the. New Testament. By Richard Bauckham. Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, 79 pp. $ Richard Bauckham.

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The divine identity — who God truly is — is to be seen in Jesus’ humiliation, suffering, and death as well as in his heavenly glory.

bauc,ham Pastor Jason rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Even scholars as conservative as N T Wright acknowledge this. This was my first reading of Bauckham, but I found him to be both scholarly and yet easily understandable.

Selected pages Title Page. Jun 05, Fr. A functional christology, in which Jesus exercises the functions of lordship without being ontically divine, would have been problematic for Jewish monotheism, since the unique sovereignty of God was not something God crucifiwd delegate to someone else.

He disagrees that second temple Jewish inter- mediary figures provide the proper category to understand Christian Christological conception. Mar 28, Eric Chappell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Can’t recommend this book highly enough.


Through interpretation of passages like Psalm Lists What are lists? This book argues that once Judaism’s perception of the uniqueness of God is correctly understood, it becomes clear that the first Christians simply included Jesus in the unique identity of the God of Israel.

Recent discussion of the interpretation of New Testament Christology has been closely linked with debate about the nature of Jewish monotheism in the period.

God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament

No eBook available Wm. His findings deserve to be taken into account by others working in the fields of Christology and the doctrine of the trinity. Is not the identity of God just as important if not more than the substance of godness? It is not until Luther’s theologia crucis that the church really began to seriously reflect on God crucified. That is to say, there are other supernatural being and intermediary figures but all of these figures are still created.

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God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament by Richard Bauckham

Regrettably, this book simply fails to prove its central thesis: We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Unlike some, Bauckham does not see these “intermediary figures” as precedents for including Jesus in the divine identity. When New Testament Christology is read with this Jewish context in mind, it becomes clear that ggod Christians did not break with Jewish monotheism; rather, they simply included Jesus within the unique identity of Israel’s God.


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Richard Bauckham No preview available – The University of Sydney. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Learn how your comment data is processed. Want to Read saving…. Notify me of new posts via email. Guy, that’s one of those unfortunate headings one gets now and again. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links According to Bauckham, the Fathers did not so much develop New Testament Christology, but transpose it into the concepts of Greek philosophical categories of essence and nature.

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