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M. David Litwa

M. David Litwa teaches Greek at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he also received his PhD. He is the author of We Are Being Transformed: Deification in Paul’s Soteriology (2012) and Becoming Divine: An Introduction to Deification in Western Culture (forthcoming).

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Release date: 
March 1, 2014
What does it mean for Jesus to be "deified" in early Christian literature? M. David Litwa shows that at each stage in their depiction of Jesus' life and ministry, early Christian writings from the beginning relied on categories drawn not from Judaism alone, but on a wide, pan-Mediterranean understanding of deity.