These are some of the exegetical and theological questions we will consider in this engagement with issues at the edge, and at the heart, of contemporary christology conversation partners will include: james dunn (did the first christians worship jesus), jane schaberg (the illegitimacy of jesus), and nt wright (the day the revolution began. The paper is an interpretation of the logic of a christology from below in response to the new situation in which we find ourselves by the words the logic of christology i mean two things first, the logic of christology when taken formally or abstractly refers to the suppositions and method of its development. 'two schools': alexandria and antioch one need never have heard of the fifth-century constantinopolitan patriarch to engage in doctrinal reflection that presents the same essential tendencies and conclusions as his yet one is hard-pressed to consider cyril's christology of hypostatic union conformable to any definition of the logos. A new year’s eve reflection on christ as king from “christology, ancient and modern” jeremy bouma on december 31st, 2013. Christology, christian reflection, teaching, and doctrine concerning jesus of nazareth christology is the part of theology that is concerned with the nature and work of jesus, including such matters as the incarnation, the resurrection, and his human and divine natures and their relationship.
A paper presented at the annual meeting of the restoration theological research fellowship, boston, ma, november 20, 1999 campbell was not enthusiastic about the union with the christians, and, according to west, if it had been up to campbell's initiative, the union would have never taken place. The theology, christology and pneumatology of the book of revelation 1741 words 7 pages the theology, christology, and pneumatology of the book of revelation are highly reflective of the social, political and religious context in which the book was written. Pdf copy of the essay: the6120 doctrinal summary - christology fal2011: doctrinal summary christology leonard o goenaga sebts, the6120 theology ii dr whitfield i on the triune god before all began, god was out of nothing, god almighty brought forth all things seen and unseen (gen 1:1-3) there are no other gods before, behind, below, or.
Reflection 1 name institution course date christology: a global introduction in understanding the life and teachings of jesus christ in the bible, there has been contradicting topics of discussion among christian scholars of the world. Helicopter christology versus bullock cart christology samartha advocates the need of a revised christology in the multi religious context for him, christian identity has been distorted by emphasising christology from above. International theological commission select questions on christology (1979) in our time, the question of jesus christ has come to be raised with new sharpness at the levels of both piety and theology.
With that in mind, each student is to write an 8-10 page paper that investigates an important theological question often asked by people which is related to one of the major doctrines covered in this course, ie, divine action, humanity, sin, and christology. Stephen pattison article entitled some straw for the brick: a basic introduction to theological reflection introduces a model of theological reflection called “critical conversation” in this model the conversation is between three parties, namely the students own faith presuppositions, the. Reflection paper - virgin birth, jesus claim god, bible authority christology: jesus as god and as man 1187 words | 5 pages more about jesus as the son of god essay jesus was truly the son of god 652 words | 3 pages the god, son, and holy spirit, by dr bruce ware. It to the church’s theological reflection on the nature of christ in the centuries following the period of the early church 4 the following quotation may also point in this direction: “christology. Sample outline for reflection paper the first section of the outline is the introduction, which identifies the subject and gives an overview of your reaction to it the introduction paragraph ends with your thesis statement, which identifies whether your expectations were met and what you learned.
Introduction the task of bringing out the similarities and differences of the gospel of john in relation to the synoptic gospels is a very complex task many scholars have undertaken this task and expounded the reasons behind the similarities and differences between the fourth gospels and synoptic gospels the whole task of bringing out the. A reflection paper composed for business management just giving an update this is a horrible attempt at a book report senior year a term paper on christology a thesis i wrote concerning a popular hip-hop song a poem that i hate middle ages weaponry - a senior english paper. Theology of christology thematic paper on christology in the gospels submitted to mr kwok hb of alliance bible seminary in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course of th512-e:systematic theology ii sept-nov, 2005 margaret, tse yin yi m024110 november 29, 2005 i theology reflection paper i introduction.
The primary texts for the course are the bible and christology: a biblical, historical, and systematic study of jesus (ny: oxford university press, 2009) by gerald o’collins, sj the course requires students to write three essays and a reflection paper which is discussed in an oral examination at the end of the course. A christmas eve reflection on the incarnation from “christology, ancient and modern” jeremy bouma on december 24th, 2013. The hell debate: a reflection the following is a research paper i have written for a theology class, exploring the topic of hell i do not claim to be right about everything, save the truth that there is a real literal place called hell that lasts for all eternity in duration, not simply consequence.
Through this paper, various views about the identity of melchizedek will be discussed, especially his function in light of the abrahamic covenant in genesis 12-21 and in light of the theology of the royal priesthood based on the davidic covenant in psalm 110. Posts for christology helping students discover the roots of faith july 21, 2017 a reflection on the threefold purpose of catholic education march 27, 2017 in 1972, the united states bishops released a popular and often-cited pastoral letter on catechesis: slips of paper, and something to write with gather the students in an open. The boisi center papers on religion in the united states an introduction to christian theology faith, this paper offers a brief history of christianity and summarizes the central christian beliefs in god, jesus christ, the trinity, the bible and authority, sin and reconciliation, sacraments, spiritual.