Birthdays on July 26

Gottfried Thomasius (1802 to 1875)
Lutheran
Kenosis--of Course!

Birth of Gottfried Thomasius, who became a notable Lutheran theologian, teaching at the University of Erlangen. There he developed a Christology around the Greek word "kenosis" (emptying) which Paul uses to refer to Christ's incarnation in Philippians 2:7. His most important published word was Christi Person and Werk.

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