Friday, May 20, 2016

Hurtado on messiahship and divine sonship

LARRY HURTADO: Messiah and Divine Son.
Among interesting points raised in the discussion at the Salamanca symposium last week was the observation by Prof. Guijarro that ascriptions of divine sonship to Jewish messianic figures of the second-temple period aren’t common, whereas in earliest Christian discourse Jesus’ filial status with God is more frequent and prominent.