Jesus as the Son of God

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  • The Person of Jesus Christ
    • Quotes
      • "We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God" - The Nicene Creed
        • the Catholic church stated that because it says Jesus is the Son of God, not a son of God, then he must be a part of God and cannot have been created. he has higher authority than other prophets as he is God incarnate.
      • "He was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities, by His wounds, we are healed" - Isaiah in the old testament
        • this is a prophecy of Jesus as this was written in the old testament before Jesus existed
    • Jesus' self-knowledge
      • Scientia visionis - knowledge of divine reality
      • Scientia infused - an infused awareness
      • Scientia experientiae - human knowledge
    • Scholars and their arguments AGAINST
      • E.P. Sanders
        • there is no way the Christian claims about the uniqueness of Jesus can ever be sustained from the evidence of history
        • the development of Jesus as the Son of God is a later development and is contemporary so does not focus on Jesus as this. Jesus is not a miracle worker and the calming of the storm was coincidental
      • Edward Schilbeeckx
        • stories are spiritual and metaphorical and should not be taken literally
      • David Hume
        • there is no present day empirical evidence to suggest the miracles were real
          • other support Hume's statement by saying they were just allegories not literal events
      • Rudolf Bultmann
        • Christ of faith is more important than the Jesus of history. He suggests it is more important to significant to emphasise the divinity of Jesus than historical accounts
      • Arius
        • Jesus is "first born of our creation" (quote from Paul)
        • Jesus is not divine




Hi! I named this before deciding to just make it a mindmap on Jesus as the Son of God and do Political Liberator and Teacher of Wisdom separately. I don't know if it's just me being stupid or if you can't edit the title, but I'm just commenting to avoid confusion. I hope this helps and please feel free to use my other resources when they are up :)

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