Kenosis: Christ’s “self-emptying.” The external exchange by which He laid aside the “form of God” and took on the “form of man.” During the Incarnation, Jesus chose to operate within some of the limitations of humanity (i.e., He was not omnipresent).
Related Concepts and/or Examples
What Is the Kenosis? – a place to begin
A Consideration of the Christological Hymn of Philippians 2 – an old paper of mine that touches on kenosis
Kenosis – scholarly definition
Kenotic Theory – prominent views
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