Christology by Gerald O'Collins S.J.
Origins, Developments, Debates

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The study of Jesus remains central to Christianity. "Who was and is Jesus?" and "What has he done for us and for our world?" are crucial questions that demand careful consideration and perennial answers. These Christological questions reach to the heart of Christian identity―both in its understanding of itself and in its relation to other world religions.

In Christology: Origins, Developments, Debates, Gerald O'Collins continues his groundbreaking work in Christology by first tracing its major developments over the last fifty years. He next turns to a theology of resurrection―Christology's central event―and the foundational roles played by its two great witnesses, Peter and Paul. O'Collins then masterfully constructs a "theology of religions" that explores the relationship of Christianity to other living faiths precisely in light of the priesthood of Jesus Christ.

In this volume, O'Collins engages the riches of the tradition and the challenges of the present to aid scholars and students alike who wish to grasp the centrality of the second person of the Trinity to the Christian faith.
 

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Published July 1, 2015 by Baylor University Press. 216 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality.

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Prior to that, he taught theology during alternating semesters at the Jesuit Theological College (Melbourne) and at Weston School of Theology (Boston) from 1969 to 1973.

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