What is the relationship between Christ and the cosmos? This essay considers the apostle Paul's intention when he relates Christ to the cosmos. Can we speak of the presence of a cosmic Christology? It begins with a reading of Colossians 1:15-20. Jesus Christ, through whom the whole universe was created, is the ruler and reconciler of creation.
The author of this paper inquires whether the author of Luke-Acts expected a future national restoration of Israel. He concludes that Luke does lead his readers to expect such a restoration.