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Christ the Meaning of History by Hendrikus Berkhof

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English


  • Christian Theology - Christology,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Christianity - Theology - History,
  • Theology - Christology,
  • Christianity - Theology - Christology

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8866959M
ISBN 101592446388
ISBN 109781592446384

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm. Contents: On the meaning of events --History in the Old Testament --Jesus Christ the end of history --Jesus Christ the beginning of history --The missionary endeavor as a history-making force --The crucified Christ in history --The risen Christ in history --The consummation of history --The interpretation of.   Question: "What does Christ mean?" Answer: To the surprise of some, “Christ” is not Jesus’ last name (surname). “Christ” comes from the Greek word Christos, meaning “anointed one” or “chosen one.” This is the Greek equivalent of the Hebrew word Mashiach, or “Messiah.” “Jesus” is the Lord’s human name given to Mary by the angel Gabriel (Luke ). Immanuel (Hebrew: עִמָּנוּאֵל meaning, "God is with us"; also romanized Emmanuel, Imanu'el; also አማኑኤል ('Amanuel') in Geez and Amharic, and Emmanouhl or Εμμανουήλ as per original Koine Greek [Κοινή Ελληνική] language of the New Testament) is a Hebrew name which appears in the Book of Isaiah () as a sign that God will protect the House of David.   Jesus Christ was hailed by the people of Judea as the Messiah and Savior, but the religious and civil authorities believed that he threatened the established order and their control of .

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