By David J. Luy

ISBN-10: 1451482701

ISBN-13: 9781451482706

Modern interpreters commonly connect progressive importance to Luther’s Christology because of its unparalleled endorsement of God’s ontological vulnerability. This passibilist analyzing of Luther’s theology has sourced a protracted channel of speculative theology and philosophy, from Hegel to Moltmann, which regards Luther as an best friend opposed to old, philosophical assumptions, that are presupposed to occlude the true immanence of God to background and event. David J. Luy demanding situations this historical past of reception and rejects the translation of Luther’s Christology upon which it's based. Dominus Mortis creates the stipulations useful for an alternate appropriation of Luther’s Christological legacy. through re-specifying definite key elements of Luther’s Christological commitments, Luy offers a cautious reassessment of ways Luther’s theology could make a contribution inside ongoing makes an attempt to correctly conceptualize divine immanence. Luther is confirmed as a theologian who creatively appropriates the patristic and medieval theological culture and whose optimistic company is critical for the ways in which it disrupts commonly held assumptions concerning the doctrine of divine impassibility, the transcendence of God, dogmatic improvement, and the connection of God to suffering.

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