No handle on the cross kosuke koyama

The Japanese theologian Kosuke Koyama sums up his image of Christ in the sentence, No handle on the Cross and made it the title of a book.9 Koyama directs our attention toward the central event in the life of Jesus, his death on the cross, which in Christianity is accepted as a saving event for all humankind, unique in its offer and its effect. The impossibility of classifying Jesus is based upon an ultimately radically changed understanding of God. Koyama expresses the incomparabil-ity of...