However, even after reaching the peak of his studies, Faustus thirsts for further knowledge and power and turns to magic, believing it will turn him into "a mighty god" I. Without the resurrection, the audacious claims that Jesus made about himself, would have been worthless.
Within the story, a winged man falls from the sky with no meaning or purpose This fact was set forth as for back as by the notable theologian, H. Luke allows Jesus to recognize his divinity at an early age. But these in themselves fail to answer one significant question: Why does he differ from all others in the same setting.
Like all other men he was tempted. Though many have debated the role of Christ in that plan, the inerrant truth, as given to us in the Bible and early church fathers, points to the combined humanity and divinity of Jesus Christ. Baille has reminded us, we cannot have a good theology without a Christology.
Into His course there entered sinless frailty and dread temptation; no aspect of His life or character escaped the assault of evil. Within the text, we find expressed the views of an author, and Christian community in general, challenged by the power and ideology of Rome, as well as having to re-imagine and re-comprehend their God, and divinity in general, in light of the revelation of Jesus Christ and the work of the Spirit among them.