Christology’ (january ) hopes to explore the Christian mystery by constructing a kenotic Christologywhich satisfies our present desperate need for a way of. A principle of divine kenosis or condescension in some sense lies at the heart of any incarnational Christology: for God to elect to be graciously. the Patristic times, but nothing approaching an acceptance of a kenotic doctrine The kenotic Christology, as it was named, was believed to avoid docetism.

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The Story of Han Xiangzi. The “Grammar” of Sacrifice Naphtali S. Classical, Early, and Medieval Plays and Playwrights: Givens and Matthew J. Law contends that a type of kenotic Christology is present in Kierkegaard’s works, developed independently of the Christologies of contemporary kenotic theologians.

The Christadelphian Tom Barling considered that the “emptying” of Christ was a continual process which started in the earliest references to Christ’s character, Luke 2: Print Save Cite Email Share. In particular, the chapter defends recent work by Stephen Davis and Ronald Feenstra, who hold that Jesus may be fully divine even if he divests himself, perhaps only temporarily, of such qualities as omnipotence and omniscience.

It is a wicked invention, equally to be condemned with the Docetism opposed to it. If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian. Law The first comprehensive study of the kenotic character of Kierkegaard’s Christology A detailed study of the Christology Kierkegaard advances in Philosophical Fragments and Practice in Christianity Places Kierkegaard’s Christology in the context of the historical controversies concerning kenotic theology, particularly the early 17th century controversy in Lutheran Orthodoxy and the midth century German debates Provides a corrective to the tendency in Kierkegaard scholarship to overemphasize Kierkegaard’s uniqueness by highlighting where he is in continuity with theological tradition.


With regard to Christ, there is a kenosis of the Son of God, a condescension and self-sacrifice for the redemption and salvation of all humanity. The Poustinia tradition of the Russian Orthodox Church is one major expression of this search.

Publications Pages Publications Pages. The kenotic ethic is the ethic of Jesusconsidered as the ethic of sacrifice.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Orthodox theology distinguishes between divine Essence and Energies. Visions of Religion Stephen S. Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians ii, 7supplies a basis and a shape. Faithful Revolution Tricia Colleen Bruce. He poured out himself to create the cosmos and the universeand everything within it. Medicalemptying, evacuation, Hippocrates Aphorisms 3. Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski.

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Kierkegaard’s Kenotic Christology

Academic Skip to main christolog. Views Read Edit View history. Kenosis in Philosophical Fragments 4. Kenosis is not only a Christological issue in Orthodox theology, it has moreover to do with Pneumatologynamely to do with the Holy Spirit. Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: Don’t have an account? Some Thoughts on Kenotic Christology Source: Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Kierkegaard thus shifts the problem of kenosis from the intellectual problem of working out how divinity and humanity can be united in Christ’s Person to the existential problem of discipleship. Retrieved from ” https: At the request of his disciples, “Jesus drew to himself the glory of his light”.

christoloty Kierkegaard advances ‘existential kenoticism’, a form of kenotic Christology which extends the notion of the kenosis of Christ to the Christian believer, who is called upon to live a life of kenotic discipleship in which the believer follows Christ’s example of lowly, humble, and suffering service. University Press Scholarship Online.


Nature of Kenotic Christology – Oxford Scholarship

Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: The Philippians passage urges believers to imitate Christ’s self-emptying. Where he differs from his contemporaries is in emphasizing the radical nature of this limitation and in bringing out its existential consequences. Search my Subject Specializations: Publications Pages Publications Pages. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In Chrisyology theologykenosis is the concept of the ‘self-emptying’ of chriatology own will and becoming entirely receptive to God and the divine will.

Another perspective is the idea that God is self-emptying.

Kierkegaard’s Kenotic Christology – David R. Law – Oxford University Press

Stephen Evans Contributor Webpage Publisher: Part of a series on. Kierkegaard s Existential Kenoticism Bibliography Index.

The need for clarification about the human and divine nature of the Christ see the hypostatic union were fought over the meaning and example that Christ set, as an example of kenosis or ekkenosis. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. John the Baptist displayed the attitude when he said of Jesus, “He must become greater; I must become less. Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.