Kyrios Christos: A History of the Belief in Christ from the Beginnings of Christianity to Irenaeus

By: Wilhelm Bousset

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In Kyrios Christos, Wilhelm Bousset argues that the Hellenistic Church's declaration of "Jesus as Lord" is a transformation of the pre-Christian Judaic community's understanding of Jesus as the Son of Man. This unique distinction between the primitive Palestinian community and Hellenistic Christianity reveals how the earliest Christian beliefs were informed by existing religious influences. A well-known classic, Kyrios Christos defined the research agenda for nearly a century concerning the belief in Jesus as Lord and Christ from the New Testament through Irenaeus and his contemporaries. Bousset's landmark, with a new introduction by Larry Hurtado, is now made available for a new generation of students and scholars seeking to delve further into the ancient world of the early Christians.

Title:: Kyrios Christos: A History of the Belief in Christ from the Beginnings of Christianity to Irenaeus

Author:: Wilhelm Bousset

Categories: Early,

Publisher: Baylor University Press: September 2013

ISBN Number:: 1602589879

ISBN Number: 13: 9781602589872

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 141202