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is one of the earliest claims about Jesus. The loci classici are Phil 2:9–11, “Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above all other names” (v. 9), and Acts 2:33, “Being therefore exalted at the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this that you both see and hear.” The theme is derived from the connection of Ps 110 with Mark 14:62 (cf. Dan 7:13f.) and recurs at crucial points in the Pauline and…

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Farrow, Douglas B., “Exaltation”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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