Jesus was thought to participate in the divine identity of the one God of the full text of Bauckham’s classic book God Crucified but also other. God Crucified has ratings and 15 reviews. Eric said: Bauckham is a beast. Don’t want to become convinced that Jesus is God? Then don’t read this book. God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the. New Testament. By Richard Bauckham. Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, 79 pp. $ Richard Bauckham.

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The final few pages which address God’s self-revelation in the OT is worth the price of admission.

These distinctions within the one God in Jewish theology made it possible for the church to include Jesus within the identity of YHWH without compromising strict, monotheistic beliefs. God is inviting and calling us to be something other.

The acts of God and the character of God together identify God as the one who acts graciously towards his people.

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Sarah rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Trivia About God Crucified: Eerdmans Publishing- Religion – 79 pages 1 Review https: Customers who bought this item also bought.

Rather, it is merely to say that THIS book proves absolutely nothing, other than the author is desperately grabbing at anything that will prove his point. It is open to misunderstanding! Don’t have a Kindle?

Bauckuam God alone is Supreme, exclusive worship bauckha directed to him, and no other. Beginning with the strict monotheism of Second Temple Judaism, Bauckham highlights central tenets that defined Jewish belief and practice: As the exalted Lord, Jesus is worthy of the worship and praise that belongs to God alone. From Ancient Context to Enduring Belief. These characteristics separated God even from “intermediary figures” like angels or the great patriarchs. Baufkham is misleading to suggest that Christ could have shared in the “functions” of God’s lordship and creative activity without being “ontically” divine.


According to Bauckham, the Fathers did not so much develop New Testament Christology, but transpose it into the concepts of Greek philosophical categories of essence and nature. This book argues that once Judaism’s perception of the uniqueness of God is correctly understood, it becomes clear that the first Christians simply included Jesus in the unique identity of the God of Israel.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? In the opening chapter, Understanding Early Jewish MonotheismBauckham lays the groundwork for the book’s central argument. Focusing on the divine identity rather than divine nature the author is able to bring out some startling discoveries, including the high Christology that existed among the ear Wow.

While there are other characteristics of God, these are ones that most readily distinguish God’s absolute and unique identity. He is a Fellow of hod British Academy and the bauckbam of numerous books. As can be easily seen from Larry Hurtado’s One God, One Lord, Jews could conceive of exalted figures exercising divine prerogatives–without monotheism having to be rethought! An excellent defense of Nicene Christianity about the divinity of Christ based in modern biblical scholarship.

May 27, Shane Williamson rated it it was amazing. He devotes special attention to the way in which Philippians 2: Mary’s College, University of St. AtonementBook ReviewChristologyTheology.


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Exiled Preacher: God Crucified by Richard Bauckham

His basic argument is, that too little attention has been given, in current discussion, to “who” God is, and ggod once we understand how second temple Judaism crucifie the identity of God, the N.

Originating as the prestigious Didsbury Lectures, this volume makes a contribution to biblical studies that will be of interest to Jews and Christians alike. Such a christology of divine identity helpfully moves us beyond functional and ontic understandings. The University of Sydney.

God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament

Be the first to add this to a list. Bauckham also maintains a strict view of monotheism but argues that a high christology was possible precisely within a strict monotheism by identifying Jesus directly with the God of Israel. With great theological sensitivity, Bauckham teases out the Christological significance of the New Testament’s use of these texts. This single location in South Australia: See all 15 reviews.

Open to the public Identity identified Enlightening analysis of the formulation of Christology much earlier than expected, through deep study of relevant scripture.

Email required Address never made public. In other words, the rabbit rcucified pulls out of the hat is one he had to put in there in the first place. According to Richard Bauckham, the earliest Christology was already the highest Christology, a fully divine Christology entirely compatible with the Jewish monotheistic understanding of God. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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