Larry Hurtado has a new book out, Honoring the Son: Jesus in Earliest Christian Devotional Practice (ed. M. Bird; Snapshots Series; Bellingham, WA: Lexham, 2018). Available on 27 June! Pre-order here!
Probably the best short summary of what Hurtado has argued in a life time of study on Christology and Christian origins.
Knowledge - Origins - Scholarship - New - Testament
Drawing on his extensive knowledge of early Christian origins and scholarship on New Testament Christology, Hurtado examines the distinctiveness of early Christian worship by comparing it to both Jewish worship patterns and worship practices within the broader Roman–era religious environment. He argues that the inclusion of the risen Jesus alongside the Father in early Christian devotional practices was a distinct and unique religious phenomenon within its ancient context. Additionally, Hurtado demonstrates...