Messiah
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In theology and apologetics, Messianism is often made to include all that concerns the promise and expectation of salvation, since it all prepared for the coming of Jesus Christ. This is all the more understandable because the title of Christ (the Greek equivalent of Messiah, Jn 1:41), that is, the Anointed, has practically absorbed all other titles in Christian usage. Strictly speaking, however, t…

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Pierre Grelot, “Messiah”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 19 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_002580>
First published online: 2016



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