Incarnation and Apocalyptic: Christology in the Context of Religious Pluralism

George Rupp

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/1983

Issue: The Work of Christ (Vol. 3, No 1, Winter, 1983)

This dialectical relationship between interpretations of the figure of Jesus Christ and our conceptions of God and the self suggests a three-step approach to the topic of Christology in the context of religious pluralism: first, to explore the impact of Christological motifs on our awareness of ourselves; then, to illustrate the diverse interpretations of the relationship of the human to the divine that have emerged in Christian history and that characterize our own time; and finally, to consider similarities and differences between those understandings and views of the self and the ultimate articulated in other religious traditions

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