The Incarnation

Hoffman, Dominic; Cole, Basil
May 2014
Priest;May2014, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p40
The article talks about the purpose and meaning of God's incarnation. Topics discussed include Kenotic christology, the God-man Christ, Christ's equality with God, and the Hypostatic Union. Also mentioned are Christ's divine nature, His human nature, the Divine Person, Jesus' human personality, and Christ the man.


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