Primer 12b

Primer 12: In the Flesh

This issue of Primer explores the doctrine of the Incarnation with help from Greg Lanier, Suzanne McDonald, David Shaw, Chris Stead, Nathan Weston, Garry Williams, and something old from John Owen.


In this issue you will find...

Introduction – It's Grand and it's Central (David Shaw)
Our editor introduces the issue and articles

“Who Do People Say that I Am?” (Greg Lanier)
The person of Christ in the Gospels

Learning to Sound the Right Notes (Greg Lanier)
The doctrine of the incarnation and the genius of Chalcedon

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way (Garry Williams)
Maximus the Confessor’s Christology and our salvation

Wonder Vision (Suzanne McDonald)
Contemplating Jesus in John Owen’s ‘Meditations and Discourses on the Glory of Christ’

Jesus Our Brother (Nathan Weston)
Jesus’s incarnation as the end of shame and fear

Becoming a Bit More Human? (David Shaw)
Some reflections on 'incarnational ministry'

Primer was published by FIEC twice a year from 2015 to 2021, with issues 10 to 12 being a partnership between FIEC and Oak Hill College. Designed to help those in church leadership stay theologically sharp and engaged, each issue focuses on one area of theology, surveying current debates alongside historical perspectives.

Though originally only available in print, this issue of Primer is now available as a free PDF download.

Download Primer Issue 12

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