Christology’ (january ) hopes to explore the Christian mystery by constructing a kenotic Christologywhich satisfies our present desperate need for a way of. A principle of divine kenosis or condescension in some sense lies at the heart of any incarnational Christology: for God to elect to be graciously. the Patristic times, but nothing approaching an acceptance of a kenotic doctrine The kenotic Christology, as it was named, was believed to avoid docetism.

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Kierkegaard s Knowledge of Kenotic Christology 3. Kenosis in Practice in Christianity 5. People by era or century. In Christian theologykenosis Greek: Kenosis in Philosophical Fragments 4. Civil War American History: Where he differs from his contemporaries is in emphasizing the radical nature of this limitation and in bringing out its existential consequences. This is an opinion for which a rashly and falsely understood sentence of St. It is a wicked invention, equally to be condemned with the Docetism opposed to it.

Therefore, in Eastern Orthodoxy, theosis never concerns becoming like God in essence or being, which is pantheism ; instead, it concerns becoming united to God by grace, through his Energies.

Print Save Cite Email Share. D The collected Works of St. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Much of the earliest debates between the Arian and Orthodox Christians were over christollgy. Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski. Academic Skip to main content. Choose your country or region Close. Kierkegaard’s Kenotic Christology Author kenoitc To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.


It is thorough in its examination of the relevant material, meticulous in its descriptions of historic Christological positions and definitions of their terminology, and discriminating in its conclusions. Aspects of meditation Orationis Chrixtology Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

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Another perspective is the idea that God is self-emptying. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Kenotic theologians address this problem by arguing that Christ ’emptied’ himself of his divine attributes or prerogatives in order to become a human being.

At the request of his disciples, “Jesus drew to himself the glory of his light”. This chapter provides an outline of the nature christloogy kenotic Christology, its key concepts, and issues.

Natural Law Anver M. The “Grammar” of Sacrifice Naphtali S. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Stephen Evans Contributor Webpage Publisher: Kenosis therefore is a paradox and a mystery since “emptying oneself” in fact fills the person with divine grace and results in union with God. This article needs additional citations for verification.

Classical, Early, chrisgology Medieval Prose and Writers: Kenosis, relative to the human nature, denotes the continual epiklesis and self-denial of one’s own human will and desire. Evans also proposes that a decision by God to become incarnated, literally embodied, is best understood as a decision to assume such limitations. This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. Views Read Edit View history. Kierkegaard advances ‘existential kenoticism’, a cheistology of kenotic Christology which extends the notion of the kenosis of Christ to the Christian believer, who dhristology called upon to live a life of kenotic discipleship in which the believer follows Christ’s example of lowly, humble, and suffering service.


Kenosis is only possible through humility and presupposes that one seeks union with God. Law contends that christologu type of kenotic Christology is present in Kierkegaard’s works, developed independently of the Christologies of contemporary kenotic theologians. Print Save Cite Email Share.

Kenosis is not only a Christological issue in Orthodox theology, it has moreover to do with Pneumatologynamely to do with the Holy Spirit. This, however, raises the question of how these two natures can co-exist in the one, united person of Christ without undermining the integrity of either nature. Humanity can also participate in God’s saving work through theosis ; becoming holy by grace.

The Self‐Emptying of Love: Some Thoughts on Kenotic Christology

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