krypsis

krypsis

(ˈkrɪpsɪs)
n
(Theology) the idea that Christ made secret use of his divine attributes
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(11) The Tubingen idea of krypsis insisted that Christ's divine powers were fully operative though concealed; the Giessen emphasis on a more complete kenosis asserted Christ's suspension of the use of many divine powers while on earth.
In "The Funeral" as in "The Relic," revelation is inextricable from concealment, a hallmark of the krypsis understanding of the incarnation, and destruction is inextricable from salvation, a hallmark of Christ's mortal odyssey.