[Common Places]: Reading Notes: Christocentrism

Keith Johnson on 3 years ago. Tagged under ,.

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A theology is christocentric when its method, structure, arguments, and goals are oriented around the theologian’s account of the person and work of Jesus Christ. A christocentric theologian does more than simply talk a lot about Jesus. Rather, he or she proceeds with the hope that every theological claim will live and move and have its being in relation to Christ and his saving work. Since accounts of the person and work of Christ vary across the centuries and traditions, no single type of christocentric theology exists. This brief bibliography points to a few helpful christocentric texts while also accounting for at least some of that diversity.

Saint Athanasius, On the Incarnation – Arguably the most important christocentric text ever written, this short book has…

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