Connecting Jesus to Social Justice: Classical Christology by S.J. Hughson Thomas

By S.J. Hughson Thomas

Many Christians see the societal measurement in their religion as an issue of biblical and social ethics. Returning to classical Christology, Connecting Jesus to Social Justice explores messianic power within the Council of Chalcedon at the divine identification of Christ.

Who Jesus is makes the entire distinction to Christian front into the general public sphere on behalf of a simply society. The Messiah’s divinity bears on social undertaking directed towards a simply social order. Theological appropriation of Chalcedon overcomes a spot among the professing the Creed and analyzing social life in mild of a simply social order. Connecting Jesus to Social Justice argues a doctrinally conventional, orthodox foundation for Christian participation within the public sphere on behalf of social justice.

The publication addresses a scenario inner to church buildings within the U.S. from a Catholic standpoint but no longer with no analogies in different church buildings and Christian routine. utilising conventional Christology to modern social venture solidifies a solution to hostile queries at the appropriateness of a social schedule. Implications within the classical Christology additionally ascertain church buildings and discipleship in dedication to social justice promoted via a subaltern counter-public after which by way of be aware and deed within the public sphere.

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