The Divine Christ

Paul, the Lord Jesus, and the Scriptures of Israel

series: Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology

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For the past century, scholars have debated when and how a divine Christology emerged. This book considers the earliest evidence we have, the letters of Paul. David Capes, a veteran teacher and highly regarded scholar, examines Paul's letters to show how the apostle constructed his unique portrait of Jesus as divine through a rereading of Israel's Scriptures. This volume is ideal for courses on Paul, Christology, biblical theology, and intertextuality.

About the Series
The Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology series, sponsored by Acadia Divinity College, offers critical assessments of the major issues that the church faces in the twenty-first century. Authored by leading authorities in the field, these studies provide readers with requisite orientation and fresh understanding to enable them to take part meaningfully in discussion and debate.

Contents
1."Lord" and "Lord" in the Bible
2. Kyrios/Lord as a Christological Title
3. Jesus as Kyrios in Paul's Letters
4. YHWH Texts with God as Referent
5. YHWH Texts with Jesus as Referent
6. Pauline Exegesis and a High Christology
Conclusion
Indexes


The Author

  1. David B. Capes

    David B. Capes

    David B. Capes (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate dean of biblical and theological studies and professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He previously taught at Houston Baptist University. He has authored,...

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