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Cosmic Christology in Paul and the Pauli Colossians and Ephesians in the Context of Graeco-Roman Cosmology, with a New Synopsis of the Greek Texts

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ISBN 10: 3161480074 / ISBN 13: 9783161480072
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Reflections on God, Christ and cosmos in the writings of Paul and the Pauline School show that these authors were familiar with important notions from Graeco-Roman cosmology and theology. George van Kooten comes to the conclusion that they might even have adopted a way of thinking in which Judaism and Graeco-Roman cosmology were forged into a new synthesis, and Christ was viewed as a cosmic god. In this development, Paul and the authors of the Pauline School took up various positions which were all represented in contemporary discussions about God and cosmos in the philosophical schools. His study also sheds new light on the specific relationship between Colossians and Ephesians. Bookseller Inventory # KOOCOSMIC

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How did the understanding of Jesus as the universal Son of Man of Apocalyptic Judaism develop into the notion of a cosmic god, the cosmic Christ? George van Kooten traces the earliest encounters between antiquity and Christianity.

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George H. van Kooten, Born 1969; studied Theology at the Universities of Leiden and Durham, and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford; 2001 PhD; since 2006 Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the Faculty of Theology & Religious Studies of the University of Groningen; currently Director of the Research Institute for Culture, Religion and Society - Interdisciplinary Studies (CRASIS) in Graeco-Roman Antiquity at the University of Groningen, and Dean of the Faculty of Theology & Religious Studies.

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