The Logos In Kenotic Christology

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In 451 AD the Council of Chalcedon met and formulated the faith of the Church to respect the person of Christ, and declared him "to be acknowledged in two natures, without confusing, unchangeably, divided, inseparably, differences in the nature of the unwise taken by the union, but belongs to every nature preserves, and concurring in one person and one subsistence, not divided into two person.This condition states that He "is known in two natures, without confusion, without change, not divided, not separate; The second difference in nature is not at all excluded by the nature of the unity. But the nature of each nature is maintained and exist together in one person and one subsistence, are not mutually exclusive or divided into two natures."…show more content…
Kenotic Christology argues incarnation in terms of Logos “giving up” of “laying aside” of divesting itself of emptiness itself or certain properties normally belong to divinity. The term "kenosis" is used in the two-fold sense in theology. Originally it was used by the Lutheran theologian to show self-restriction, not of the Logos, but the God-man, where he, for the sake of his humiliation, the exclusion of the actual use of His divine attributes. In the teachings of Kenotic, however, it signals the doctrine that the Logos in His incarnation was bald transitive or of all of His attributes, has been reduced to a mere potential, and then, in union with human nature, developed into a divine-human person.
Kenosis Doctrine argues that kenosis is the period of divesting corresponding to the life-span of the earthly life of Jesus and after 33 years of His earthly life the Logos resumes possession of all divine properties. Jesus emptying Himself by temporarily giving up those divine properties that are inconsistent with being truly human while retaining sufficient divine properties to remain truly divine. For kenotic it is logically impossible for any being simultaneously to have all the members of both set of

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