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Wisdom Christology

How Jesus Becomes God's Wisdom for Us

Price: $9.99
Format: eBook
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781596381025
Publication Date 05/20/11


What is true wisdom? While contemporary culture locates it in self-absorption, the first-century apostles revealed how wisdom is located supremely in Jesus Christ. Daniel Ebert explains how Old Testament wisdom motifs are not only appropriated in New Testament Christology but also far surpassed in God’s Son.

The Explorations in Biblical Theology series addresses the need for quality literature that attracts believing readers to good theology and builds them up in their faith. Each title in the series combines solid content with accessibility and readability—a valuable addition to the library of any college student, thoughtful lay reader, seminarian, or pastor.


"Two features of this book merit particular praise. . . . Ebert carefully demolishes the 'Jesus as Lady Sophia' Christology . . . and fulsomely displays how true wisdom is rightly connected to Jesus Christ. Moreover, the author writes well."

—D. A. Carson, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

“A marvelous example of biblical theology . . . grounded in solid research yet very accessible.”

Douglas J. Moo, Wheaton College

“Pastoral, insightful, and significant . . . Models how careful exegesis grounds sound theology and shows how sound theology must be applied.”

—Christopher W. Morgan, California Baptist University


The Author

Daniel J. Ebert IV

Daniel J. Ebert IV

Daniel Ebert is professor of biblical studies at Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio. He was a missionary in Asia for 21 years with the Christian Training and Missionary Fellowship and has advanced degrees from Asian Theological Seminary, Manila, Philippines; Biblical Theological Seminary, Hatfield, Pennsylvania; and Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois.