A new title in the successful "Problems in Theology" series. This reader brings together carefully selected material from classical and contemporary authors on the doctrine of the person of Jesus Christ. Topics include the development of Christology from its biblical roots through the patristic debates and definitions, and its reassessment and restatement in modern theology. Particular areas of focus include the problems associated with the humanity of Jesus and his historical particularity, and those concerning the universal status of 'the Christ of faith'. Contributors include Athanasius, Rudolf Bultmann, John Calvin, Don Cupitt, Cyril of Alexandria, Hans Kung, Jurgen Moltmann, Mercy Amba Oduyoye and Juan Luis Seconda.
"Praise for previous volumes in the series: 'A very useful collection, judiciously selected and more comprehensive in its coverage than others in the same field.' John Hick, University of Birmingham 'Of immense benefit to hard-pressed students, these books are to be highly recommended to those embarking on the study of theology.' Modern Believing"