Christ's pre-existence in Pauline soteriology

Byrne, Brendan
June 1997
Theological Studies;Jun97, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p308
Academic Journal
Demonstrates that Paul's writings do not support playing down Christ's pre-existence in the interests of a Christology supposedly more firmly anchored in his historical human life. Rhetorical effect of central Pauline texts; Paul's acute sense of God's love for humanity; Problems of a philosophical nature in the notion of pre-existence.


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