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Why must Christ obey the Law? New podcast episode with Brandon Crowe

Why must Christ obey the law? What have the categories of active and passive obedience of Christ traditionally meant? Why is active obedience so essential to imputation and union with Christ? Why has the death of Christ overshadowed other indispensable aspects of his work? What are some of the practical and pastoral implications of Christ’s active obedience?

In this episode of the Credo podcast, Matthew Barrett is joined by Brandon Crowe to consider how Christ’s entire life of obedience relates to our salvation.

Brandon Crowe is Associate Professor of New Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary and book review editor for the Westminster Theological Journal. He has a PhD from The University of Edinburgh, and in 2012, his dissertation was published and is entitled, The Obedient Son: Deuteronomy and Christology in the Gospel of Matthew. He is the author of numerous books, including Last Adam: A Theology of the Obedient Life of Jesus in the Gospels

Listen to the podcast today and view previous episodes of the Credo podcast as well.

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Brandon D. Crowe

Brandon Crowe (PhD, Edinburgh) is associate professor of New Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary and book review editor for the Westminster Theological Journal. Dr. Crowe is the author of The Hope of Israel: The Resurrection of Christ in the Acts of the Apostles , The Message of the General Epistles in the History of Redemption, and Last Adam: A Theology of the Obedient Life of Jesus in the Gospels. And in 2012, his dissertation was published and is entitled, The Obedient Son: Deuteronomy and Christology in the Gospel of Matthew.

Matthew Barrett

Matthew Barrett is Associate Professor of Christian Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as the founder and executive editor of Credo Magazine. He is the author of several books, including Canon, Covenant and Christology: Rethinking Jesus and the Scriptures of Israel; None Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of God; 40 Questions About SalvationGod’s Word Alone: The Authority of ScriptureReformation Theology: A Systematic SummarySalvation by Grace, and Owen on the Christian LifeHe is the host of the Credo podcast where he engages top theologians on the most important theological issues today.

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