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259, 262. 12. See Ringe, Wisdom’s neighbors, pp. 48–53, the place she follows a scheme of Raymond Brown. thirteen. John 1:1–5, 10–12b, 14, sixteen (NRSV). 14. Psalm 33:69 (NRSV). 15. notice that the identify ‘Son of God’ as utilized to the historic Jesus is, strictly conversing, a Messianic, royal name of a mundane, albeit divinely commissioned, determine. sixteen. St Basil of Caesarea, St Gregory of Nyssa and St Gregory of Nazianzus. 17. V. Lossky, the paranormal Theology of the japanese Church (Cambridge: James Clarke, 1991), p. 70 (emphasis added). This contrast among the essence and energies of God isn't to be careworn with the excellence in Christian theology, either Western and jap, among the essence and nature of the Triune Godhead, at the one hand, and the 3 ‘persons’ (Latin personae) Father, Son and Holy Spirit of the Trinity as skilled in revelation to humanity, at the different. 18. Ibid. , p. seventy three. 19. Ibid. , p. seventy six. 20. Ibid. 21. Ibid. , p. eighty. 22. Ibid. , p. 88. 23. Ibid. , pp. 88–9. bankruptcy eleven 1. i've got intentionally used the designation ‘Jesus the Christ’ instead of the standard ‘Jesus Christ’ simply because I desire to emphasise that ‘Christ’ is a name, from the Greek Christos, which means ‘Anointed One’ and is the Greek an identical of the Hebrew ‘Messiah’. yet this has lengthy been forgotten in order that ‘Christ’ is used virtually because the surname of the old ‘Jesus’. accordingly point out of, for instance, ‘the pre-existence of Christ’ and of the ‘cosmic Christ’ has a tendency to be considered touching on the pre-existence and cosmic personality of Jesus, the guy from Nazareth. This evacuates these words of intelligible which means and renders them significant. although, what may be acknowledged to be pre-existent and cosmic in importance with appreciate to ‘Jesus the Christ’, as i've got targeted him, is none except the pre-existence prior to the start of Jesus of God the Word/Logos, who's of cosmic value. The very identify ‘Jesus Christ’ appears to be like to became a resource of confusion this day. 2. John 1:14 (NRSV). three. In my TSA, 2d edn, ch. 13–16, and God and technological know-how: A Quest for Christian Credibility (London: SCM Press, 1996), ch. four. four. character is translated in English as ‘person’ however the which means is that of the masks or face of an actor instead of that of anyone realization. five. A. Meynell, ‘Christ within the Universe’, within the Faber booklet of non secular Verse, ed. H. Gardner (London: Faber & Faber, 1972), p. 292. 6. Irenaeus, Adversus Haereses V, praef. Epilogue 1. TSA, 1st edn (1990), pp. seventy seven, and past in my CWS, pp. 179ff. 2. TSA, second edn (1993), pp. 231–2, 252–3; see additionally CWS, pp. 181–2. three. T. Chalmers, ‘The energy, knowledge and Goodness of God’, First Bridgewater Treatise, third edn, Vol. II (London: William Pickering, 1834), pp. 129–30. four. Augustine, Confessions, e-book 1[1], 1. five. Matthew 17:7. thesaurus Deism: this can be often taken this present day to suggest trust within the idea of a ideally suited Being who, having created the universe, then shall we it continue based on its built in, created legislation and capacities. extra really and traditionally it has concerned ‘The trust that God exists yet has now not printed himself other than within the general classes of nature and historical past’ (The Fontana Dictionary of contemporary inspiration (FDMT), ed.

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