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Theocentric Christology

Paul Knitter

Title:
Theocentric Christology
Author(s):
Knitter, Paul
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Articles
Department:
Union Theological Seminary
Volume:
40
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Book/Journal Title:
Theology Today
Abstract:
This article explores how Christian theologians in their encounter with other religions are moving from a Christocentric Christology which affirms Jesus as the final, definitive and universally normative revelation of God to a theocentric Christology which stresses the universal revealing activity of God and confesses Jesus as a universally relevant but not necessarily definitive and normative expression of that revelation. Such a theocentric Christology is traced in the works of John Hick, Raimundo Panikkar, Stanley J. Samartha and in the writings of theologians engaged in a dialogue with Judaism (John Pawlikowski, Monika Hellwig) and of first world liberation/political theologians (Rosemary Ruether, Tom Driver).
Subject(s):
Theology
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Suggested Citation:
Paul Knitter, 1983, Theocentric Christology, Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:13003.

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