Form of God, Form of a Servant: An examination of the Greek noun morphe in Philippians 2:6-7

Daniel Fabricatore

University Press

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Form of God, Form of a Servant examines the Greek noun morphe and seeks to discover Paul's meaning when he portrayed Christ as existing in the "form of God" as well as taking on the "form of a servant" in Philippians 2:6-7. This book adopts a synchronic approach to lexical semantics, and examines a cross section of Greek writers who use morphe from the classical period up through the first century A.D. The book also looks at how morphe has been interpreted throughout the church age, before exegetically examining the passage and interpreting the term in its context.

  • Paperback
  • 283 pages
  • 2010
  • 9780761848288