LATC 2018 – Nature, Grace, and the Christological Ground of Humanity

Rought notes on Marc Cortez’s LATC 2018 Plenary Talk Christology as basis for establishing anthropology Hedgie the Hedgehog Why should Hedgie be seen as paradigmatic? Establishing that JC is perfect human – how can we make the jump to making claims about true humanity…. Irenaeus as a conversation partner for thinking why JC should beContinue reading “LATC 2018 – Nature, Grace, and the Christological Ground of Humanity”

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Book Note: Embodied Souls, Ensouled Bodies

In the last several decades, theological anthropology has witnessed a Christocentric turn. Whether it was Ray Anderson’s claim that “only the humanity of Christ… discloses the radical form of true humanity” (1982), John Zizioulas’s understanding that “the mystery of man reveals itself fully only in the light of Christ” (1975), or Millard Erickson’s belief thatContinue reading “Book Note: Embodied Souls, Ensouled Bodies”

Review of Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective by Mark Cortez

Cortez, Mark. Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective: Ancient and Contemporary Approaches to Theological Anthropology. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2016, pp. 272, $27.99, paperback. Marc Cortez is currently associate professor of theology at Wheaton College. His prior works include Theological Anthropology: A Guide for the Perplexed (T&T Clark, 2010) and Embodied Souls, Ensouled Bodies: An ExerciseContinue reading “Review of Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective by Mark Cortez”