Christhood


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Christhood

(ˈkraɪsthʊd)
n
(Theology) the state of being the Christ, the anointed one of God
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Whereas Christmas brings the promise of peace on earth to all, within all, Easter reveals the achievement of full Christhood by the Master and reveals the way by which we can attain immortality.
She cited Macquarrie on the gradual coming together of divinity and humanity in Jesus and all human beings, which Murray called "Christhood." Many ministers influenced by the social gospel and the civil rights movement preached in a similar fashion.
Indeed, Martin Luther's protest--over and above the Roman Church corruption--was profoundly that his forbears in religious reform (Constantine, Council of Chalcedon, Justinian, and others) did not go far enough in obliterating the historical and cultural African roots from which Eurocentric Christendom had sprung "for it is demonstrable that the religious concept of the 'Christhood' was worked out first [by nilotic Africans]" (Finch, 1990, 170).