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Christology’ (january ) hopes to explore the Christian mystery by constructing a kenotic Christologywhich satisfies our present desperate need for a way of. A principle of divine kenosis or condescension in some sense lies at the heart of any incarnational Christology: for God to elect to be graciously. the Patristic times, but nothing approaching an acceptance of a kenotic doctrine The kenotic Christology, as it was named, was believed to avoid docetism.

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Don’t have an account? Humanity can also participate in God’s saving work through theosis ; becoming holy by grace.

Nature of Kenotic Christology – Oxford Scholarship

At the request of his disciples, “Jesus drew to himself the glory of his light”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use chrisotlogy Privacy Policy.

A Reassessment of the Data 5 Romans 8: Search my Subject Specializations: This, however, raises the question of how these two natures can co-exist in the one, united person of Christ without undermining the integrity of either nature. Of fhristology five times it is Phil 2: The “Grammar” of Sacrifice Naphtali S. Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski.


Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: For the Hammock album, see Kenotic album. If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

It is in sum an excellent survey of Kierkegaard s Christological thought. There is another enemy of the faith of Chalcedonwidely diffused outside the fold of the Catholic religion. Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

The Self‐Emptying of Love: Some Thoughts on Kenotic Christology

However, as Thomas Belsham put it, there are varying views on when in life this emptying occurred. Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use for details see www.

Law contends that a type of kenotic Christology is present in Kierkegaard’s works, developed independently of the Christologies of contemporary kenotic theologians.

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Kierkegaard’s Kenotic Christology

Kierkegaard advances ‘existential kenoticism’, a form of kenotic Christology which extends the notion of the kenosis of Christ to the Christian believer, who is called upon to live a life of kenotic discipleship in which the believer follows Christ’s example of lowly, humble, and suffering service. Givens and Matthew J. The kenotic ethic is the ethic of Jesusconsidered as the ethic of sacrifice.


Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Aspects of meditation Orationis Formas Much of the earliest debates between the Arian and Orthodox Christians were over kenosis. It reduces the whole mystery of the Incarnation and Redemption to empty the bloodless imaginations.

Stephen Evans Contributor Webpage Publisher: University of Washington Press, Seattle, To kenltic, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us. Look up kenosis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Kenosis in Philosophical Fragments 4. Some Thoughts on Kenotic Christology Chapter: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

The aim of Kierkegaard’s Christology is not to provide a rationally satisfying theory of the incarnation, but to highlight the existential challenge with which Christ confronts each human being. Philebus 35b, BGU Articles containing Greek-language text CS1 maint: