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The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

L. D. Hurst and N. T. Wright

Abstract

This book consists of twenty-one studies on a subject of supreme importance: the New Testament understanding of the person and work of Jesus Christ. All the main questions surrounding the earliest thinking about Jesus of Nazareth are addressed, including Canon, the use of the Old Testament, miracles, pre-existence, sacrifice, and the end of the age. The collection is dedicated to the memory of Professor George Caird of Oxford, whose life and work were devoted to laying aside the accumulated prejudices of the centuries and letting the Bible speak for itself. Professor Caird's many books represe ... More

Keywords: Jesus Christ, New Testament, Canon, Old Testament, miracles, sacrifice, George Caird, Bible, biblical writing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1987 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263265
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

L. D. Hurst, editor
University of California, Davis

N. T. Wright, editor
Worcester College, Oxford

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Contents

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Part I Backgrounds to the New Testament and its Christology

Part II Exegetical Studies

Part III Methods and Themes

18. Christ as Agent

A. E. Harvey