With reference to Ephesians 2.18, who is Christ according to Paul?

  • *Bauckham, Richard. 1998. God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament. Didsbury Lectures, 1996. Carlisle: Paternoster Press.
  • Chester, Andrew. 2007. “The Christ of Paul.” In Redemption and Resistance: The Messianic Hopes of Jews and Christians in Antiquity 109-21. Ed. M. Bockmuehl and J. Carleton Paget. London/New York: T&T Clark.
  • Dahl, Nils Alstrup. 1991. “The Messiahship of Jesus in Paul.” In Jesus the Christ 15-26. Minneapolis: Fortress.
  • Dunn, James D. G. 1989. Christology in the Making: A New Testament Inquiry into the Origins of the Doctrine of the Incarnation. 2nd edn. London: SCM Press.
  • Dunn, James D.G. 1998. The Christ and the Spirit: Christology (see especially the sections of Pauline Christology).
  • *Fee, Gordon D. 2007. Pauline Christology. Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers.
  • *Gaventa, Beverly and Richard Hays, eds. 2008. Seeking the Identity of Jesus: A Pilgrimage. Eerdmans.
  • Hays, Richard B. 2008. “The Story of God’s Son: The Identity of Jesus in the Letters of Paul.” In Seeking the Identity of Jesus: A Pilgrimage, 180-99. Ed. B. R. Gaventa and R. B. Hays. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.
  • Horsley, Richard A., ed. 1997. Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International.
  • Hurtado, L. W. 2003. “Paul’s Christology.” In The Cambridge Companion to St Paul, 185-98. Ed. J. D. G. Dunn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Murphy-O’Connor, Jerome. 2003. “The origins of Paul’s Christology: From Thessalonians to Galatians” in Christian Origins: Worship, belief, and society. K. J. O’Mahony, ed. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.
  • *Newman, Carey C. 1992. Paul’s Glory-Christology: Tradition and Rhetoric. NovTSup 69. Leiden/New York: Brill.  (see also this blogpost on Newman’s writing: https://larryhurtado.wordpress.com/2019/04/18/newman-on-doxa-god-and-jesus/)
  • *Novenson, Matthew V. 2012. Christ Among the Messiahs: Christ Language in Paul and Messiah Language in Ancient Judaism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • *Tilling, Chris. 2012. Paul’s Divine Christology. WUNT 2:323. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
  • Wenham, David. 1995. Paul: Follower of Jesus or Founder of Christianity? Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

Suggested Practice Gobbets: 1 Corinthians 2.1-5; Romans 8.28-34