Theology Notes #3 - Theology Notes CHRISTOLOGY o Person and...

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Theology NotesCHRISTOLOGYoPerson and work of ChristoWork of Christ begins at Atonement (at one ment)oWork brings Soteriology (Salvation of humanity)oJesus as prophet vs. teacher vs. historical figureoJesus is contextualoHermeneutical circle (subject and object)oDepends on how you see JesusoJesus ChristActual Jesus of NazarethMemory impressions of Jesus (Paul writing Churches)Biblical Jesus (gospels, cross, epistles, theological reflection)Jesus of Creeds and Doctrines (the Trinity)Historical Jesus (Jesus was researched and examined; first quest todiscover Him was in the 19thcentury; affected by hermeneuticalcircle)Living Jesus (available through the Spirit, very personal)Symbolic Jesus (in literature)Future Jesus (Jesus that is coming)oPerson of ChristoAfter Nicea- tensions over Jesus as personoIf Jesus is fully God, how is he fully man?DocetismJesus only appears humanWe are not comfortable with God being human throughNeo-platonic frameworkPreserves divinity of Jesus

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