Jesus Christ for Today's World

ISBN-10: 0800628179

ISBN-13: 9780800628178

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List price: $19.00
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 9/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Geza Vermes was a religious scholar who became one of the "essential translators and a vocal advocate for their broad dissemination" of the Dead Sea Scrolls, according to the New York Times. Until his death, he was a Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies and Emeritus Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, but continued to teach at the Oriental Institute in Oxford. He was born on June 22, 1924, in Hungary and died on May 8, 2013, after a recurrence of cancer. He was 88.

Who is Christ for Us Today?
Jesus and the Kingdom of God
The kingdom of God and Jesus
'The kingdom of God': biblical perspectives
Some theological clarifications
First the kingdom of God
The Passion of Christ and the Pain of God
Suffering and the question about God
The passion of Christ
The theology of the cross
The practice of discipleship of the cross
The Anxiety of Christ
Fear and hope
The anxiety of Christ
'Release us from our anguish...'
The Tortured Christ
What makes people torture?
The tortured Christ is the brother of the tortured
The risen Christ is the judge of the torturers
Resistance against torture
The Resurrection of Christ - Hope for the World
The special character of the resurrection faith
The resurrection in the perspective of history
History in the perspective of the resurrection
Resurrection in the perspective of nature
The Cosmic Christ
Christ after Chernobyl
The cosmic Christ and early Christian tradition
An outline for a differentiated cosmic christology
Christ - the driving force of evolution?
Political and spiritual consequences
Jesus between Jews and Christians
The messianic perspective
Jesus in Jewish-Christian dialogue
'Behold I Make All Things New': The Great Invitation
God comes to the world to renew it: biblical perspectives
God's future and his righteousness: some theological questions and answers
The gospel of God's future
Index of Names
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