Description: In Paulís letter to the Colossians, the reader is introduced to a supreme Christ who created earth and vanquished the power of death. However, this same Christ chose to bear the shame of death on a Roman cross in order to bring restoration and reconciliation to humans and all of creation affected by the chaos caused by sin. The enduring message of Colossians is uniquely challenging and instructive precisely because it testifies to the churchís cruciform life in obedience to this crucified cosmic Lord, Jesus Christ.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Deutero-Pauline Epistles, Colossians, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, New Testament Theology
Review by Brian C. Small
Citation: Brian C. Small, review of Nijay K. Gupta, Colossians, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).
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