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From Glory to Golgotha: Controversal Issues in the Life of Christ

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Macleod has written solid treatments of Christology: The Person of Christ (IVP 1998) and Jesus is Lord (Mentor 1998) but in From Glory to Golgotha he distills much of the essence into 10 popular addresses on controversial issues in the life of Christ. The subjects include, Did Christ have a fallen human nature? Was Christ really tempted?, The crucified God and To Live is C ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 20th 2002 by Christian Focus Publications (first published January 1st 2002)
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David
Apr 11, 2012 David rated it really liked it
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I love this book because I felt I knew the Lord better from reading it. MacLeod writes with intelligence and objectivity, but also with obvious reverence and devotion. Chapters include "Did Christ have a fallen human nature?", "Was Christ really tempted?", "Why did God sacrifice his own son?" and "Did Paul call Jesus God?". Reading MacLeod you feel you are in the company of someone who knows what he is talking about and whose examination of the i
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May 05, 2012 Cath rated it did not like it
This book is billed as accessible to lay readers and commended as heart-warming and devotional. It could be said that the only devotional effect it has is to give a reader grief and amazement at the damage being done to the reputation of God the Saviour within the bounds of the church which is called by his great name; that the only warmth of feeling it engenders is outrage on that account; and that its errors are easily identifiable to anyone who has the briefest of nodding acquaintances with ...more
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I read this in a few sittings; it is almost a summary of his earlier book on The Person of Christ and his later work Christ Crucified. The refutation of modalism is priceless, though he does engage in some unhelpful speculation with respect to divine impassibility (while still rejecting patripassianism).
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An excellent little book on Christology. Thank you, Carl Trueman, for recommending it.
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