Ep 127: Paul Believed that Jesus was God with Chris Bruno

Ep 127: Paul Believed that Jesus was God with Chris Bruno

In this episode I talk with Dr. Chris Bruno about a brand-new book he co-wrote called The Divine Christology of the Apostle Paul, which is out now on IVP Academic. This book argues that Paul did believe that Jesus was divine and that this high Christology develops in the earliest years of the church. Bruno reviews the work of four influential scholars, Richard Bauckham, Larry Hurtado, Chris Tilling, and N.T. Wright, who have each developed models for understanding Paul’s divine Christology. We then explore the most important Christological texts in Paul, including 1 Corinthians 8:6, Philippians 2:5-11, and Colossians 1:15-20, and Bruno explains how each of them demonstrate that Paul believed that Jesus was God. 

Additional Resources

The Divine Christology of the Apostle Paul: https://a.co/d/5vGW9tA

Book Information: https://www.ivpress.com/the-divine-christology-of-the-apostle-paul

Dr. Chris Bruno BIO: https://www.ivpress.com/chris-bruno

Oahu Theological Seminary: https://oahuseminary.org/

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