The following is a partial summary: Now Jesus had the difficult task of teaching his disciples the meaning of all of this.
Since Christian theology has understood the death of Jesus as atonement for sin, the assumption has been in some circles that that understanding must have derived from Jesus. However, a more basic hermeneutical principle must be voiced here.
Students will be immersed into the world of the first century, learning about both Greco-Roman and Jewish backgrounds. Why pray that God remove this cup from him? This does not mean that churches, dogmas or even the devout are irrelevant.
Calvin put it this way: To be a disciple is to follow Jesus, to take up our cross and live out the glory of the kingdom. He was not seeking death; he certainly was not suicidal. He returned to his theological work in after several years in the army and as a prisoner of war.
In Jerusalem, quite possibly for the first and only time, he acted according to that program. Not only am I claiming that it is possible to do a quest of the historical Jesus, but also that a historically reconstructed portrait of Jesus is necessary for theology in general, and for our understanding of the death of Jesus in particular.
In all three passion predictions in Mark, there is not a single statement to the effect that the death of Jesus was to be an atonement for sin as such. He says, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God" Luke 6: Did he go to Jerusalem expressly for such a purpose?
He was destined before the foundation of the world, but was revealed at the end of the ages for your sake 1: Osborn, E F And it may be that it was precisely through his own violent death that the kingdom of God would come.
If so, is there any logical way we can avoid the implication that God manipulated human history to cause the death of Jesus? Historically Contingent or Divinely Ordained?
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