Transformed in Christ
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ISBN 13: 978-1-61097-490-5
Pages: 292
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 08/09/2012
Street Date: 08/09/2012
Division: Pickwick Publications
Series: Princeton Theological Monograph Series
Category: Theology
Transformed in Christ
Christology and the Christian Life in John Chrysostom
By Ashish J. Naidu

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Book Description
Scholarly readings of John Chrysostom's Christology seldom examine the intimate relationship that exists between his doctrinal, sacramental, and praxeological views. The vital correlation between exegesis and praxis in patristic thought must be taken into consideration in any evaluation of christological positions. Chrysostom's doctrine of Christ is intricately bound to life in the church. Within this conceptual framework, Chrysostom's commentaries on John's Gospel and Hebrews are examined. The christological portrait that emerges from this oeuvre is a depiction of the personal continuity of the divine Son in Christ; his sacramental presence in the church, the body of Christ; and his transforming work in the Christian, to the likeness of Christ. This persuasive study demonstrates that Chrysostom's view of the Christian life is the outworking of his exegetically informed and pastorally rich christological doctrine.
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