The belief of pre-existence has an extended heritage in early Jewish and Biblical traditions. Professor Hamerton-Kelly experiences a number of the kinds the belief takes in those traditions as they emerge within the New testomony. He will pay specific recognition to the topics of knowledge and the Son of guy, with distinctive references to the correct texts and resources. His conclusions are that there are uncomplicated forms of the belief of pre-existence within the New testomony - which he calls 'protological' and 'eschatological' respectively - and entities which have been mainly understood by way of those forms - particularly, Christ and the Church. This strange publication illuminates the method in which the early Church mixed its Greek and Jewish heritages through analysing the various conceptual styles within the New testomony which expected that technique. it is going to be of curiosity to New testomony students and historians of doctrine.

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