Who Do Men Say That I Am? The Areopagus Journal Vol. 4, No. 6



Everyone in the West knows who Jesus is, right? Wrong! It’s no different today than it was in Jesus’ own day when he asked the disciples “Who do men say that I am?” They said, “Some say you’re Elijah, one of the prophets or John the Baptists.” In other words, “You’re just a man speaking for God!” The same answers have been given down through the centuries. People have “stumbled over” Jesus’ true identity as the “Theoanthropos”, the God-man of all history. How serious an error is it to mistake Jesus for someone or something other than who he claimed to be? The scriptures are replete with warnings about false christs and false teachers (Matt. 24: 5, 23-26; 2Cor. 11:34, 1John 4:1-6). In this issue of the Areopagus Journal, authors Branch, Hux, Groothius, McKnight and Minish describe and critique the counterfeit christs of prominent pseudo-Christian cults, Islam, the new age, and skepticism.

Veritas: “Who Do Men Say That I AM?” by Craig Branch

What Do Some Say? A Man, An Angel, An Idea, or a Prophet? by Clete Hux

The New Age Jesus by Douglas Groothius

The Skeptic’s Jesus by Scot McKnight

Peter’s Jesus: A Summary of the Orthodox Doctrine of Christ by Vic Minish

Book Reviews

The Kingdom of the Cults rev. ed. by Walter Martin. Edited by Ravi Zacharias. Bethany House, 2003

Children Demand a Verdict by Josh McDowell and Kevin Johnson. Tyndale, 2003

Who Was Jesus? Understanding His Identity in Light of Historical Scholarship by Scot McKnight. RZIM, 2002

God? A Debate Between a Christian and an Atheist by William Lane Craig and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong. Oxford, 2004

Why Isn’t God More Obvious? Finding the God Who Hides and Seeks by Paul K. Moser. RZIM, 2000

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