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The Bible = More About G O D than Christ ::: Celucien L. Joseph

This post is dedicated to Celucien L. Joseph, who wrote the 1st ever post dedicated to me on the question: Is the Bible Theocentric or Christocentric?  My answer: In a sense, both.  Ultimately, however, I’m inclined to say it’s theocentric, since the only reason Christ is worshipped in the Bible is because he is believed to actually be … G  O  D.  

The only grounds for being Christocentric in the Bible are based on theocentric presuppositions.  That Christ is  G  O  D  in the flesh, reveals and carries out perfectly the will of  G  O  D, reveals G  O  D more precisely to the people of  G  O  D, is the mediator between  G  O  D  and humanity, reconciles people to  G  O  D  through his incarnation, death, burial, and resurrection, etc. 

Given 1) the comparative amount of literature that focuses on  G  O  D  (Yahweh) vs. the smaller amount of biblical literature that focuses on Christ, and 2) the theocentric grounds for Christocentricity, a better argument can be made that the Bible is ultimately more theocentric than Christocentric.   

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