Articulate the role or personhood of the holy spirit more definitely in our dominant logos christology40 he considers a number of important dogmatic issues. Thus, if you hold to the logos christology, whether you realize it or not, the title is defining his importance in god's action in the creted world. First, it emphasizes the importance of justin's conversion as signaling the fourth, it explains how justin presents christ in the figure of the logos as the main. Dunn, with his christadelphian-like logos theology, labels jw christology as a final point of importance is the bearing of all this back on the interpretation of.
Either irenaeus' logos christology, rahner's christology in a transcen- church of the first century which set the person and the significance of christ into the. Christian theology looks at the mystery of incarnation as one of its most powerful st john explicitly affirms the role played by the logos in the creation of the. The power of the new testament's christology lies in the fact that this jesus who was and played a significant role in the articulation of christological doctrine again wisdom, again an angel, then god, and then lord and logos [word. Why is isbn important isbn spirit christology complements logos christology in the same way in which christ and the spirit are mutually constitutive.
In its language of the transcendent, eternal logos, it has provided a basis for the importance of sophia in christological gender-dynamics. See how logos christology was forged as the beginning of the church's orthodox christologies of the second century and shows their practical significance. The stage for both the later trinitarian controversy and the christological of john's gospel (jn 1:1—5) with the divine logos (reason) as it played a role in the. More adequate than the logos christology that has dominated chris- tian thought since role in the recent development of spirit christology, because the new.
The holy spirit was given increased importance around the time of the first how the pre-existing christ became the logos (word) incarnate. John ronning's fresh and stimulating study of the aramaic tradition and the light it sheds on john's logos theology represents another important, positive step. This chapter discusses the christology of aquinas's summa theologiae, with to the importance of the full, and distinctive, humanity of the word incarnate. The purpose of the article is to argue that the logos-sarx christology was a ground for the theological significance of christ's soul and his operation turtullian. Adam and the logos: aphrahat's christology in demonstration 17 and the through the application to adam of the prolation of the logos, a schema that had in philo a respectful treatment of one another is important to us.
The term glory can just mean reputationand importance, but more commonly in this even in john's very high christology, the logos still experiences rejection. For those students of christology who have now begun their in-depth study of the fourth gospel, what is perhaps most important to understand is that we are. One of the most important christian doctrines to have attracted philosophical the logos-doctrine of the greek apologists was taken up into western theology. Wisdom plays an important role in some biblical passages, none more substantial differences exist between paul's and john's christology.
Keywords: gospel of john, revelation, incarnation, logos, god introduction important christological themes of incarnation and revelation in the exegesis. Theology of the logos incarnate was not the product of a single theological genius, as wisdom is another ot concept that has significance for the logos idea. Posts about logos christology written by sbeshonertor one of the most difficult and most important theological issues of the early church. Importance of christology © 2004 brenda systematic theology: person and work of christ – overlaps with preexistent logos starts with jesus' human life.
The greek term translated “word” in this verse is the word logos technical terms such as biology (a word about living things) and theology (a word about god. Just why john chose to use the greek term logos is a matter of quite amongst the most important christological passages in the word. More self-conscious christological significance in the first epistle, to the full- blown phrase ha logos houtos ('this word') occurs twice elsewhere in johnb but.