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John's Apologetic Christology : Legitimation and Development in Johannine Christology.

By: Series: Society for New Testament Studies Monograph SeriesPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001Copyright date: ©2001Description: 1 online resource (283 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511153730
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: John's Apologetic Christology : Legitimation and Development in Johannine ChristologyDDC classification:
  • 226.506
LOC classification:
  • BT198 .M34 2001
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Part 1 INTRODUCTION -- 1 INTRODUCTION: THE DEVELOPMENT OF JOHANNINE CHRISTOLOGY -- Previous approaches -- History of Religions approaches -- Gentile influence on Johannine Christology -- Samaritan influence on Johannine Christology -- 'Heterodox' Jewish influence on Johannine Christology -- Summary -- Organic development -- Individual creativity -- Sociological approaches -- The approach to be taken in this study -- Stage 1: Initial diversity -- Stage 2: Contact and conflict -- Stage 3: Legitimation -- Summary and aims -- 2 A CONFLICT SETTING AND A DISTINCTIVE CHRISTOLOGY: SETTING THE STAGE -- The conflict setting -- (1) Jesus and God -- (2) Jesus and Moses/Torah -- (3) Jesus and other figures -- (4) The Messiahship of Jesus -- The distinctive features of Johannine Christology -- Jesus and Wisdom/Logos/Spirit -- Jesus the Son of Man -- Jesus the prophet (like Moses) -- Jesus God's Son and agent -- Jesus as the Son who reveals the Father -- Jesus the bearer of the divine name -- Jesus as God -- Conclusion -- Part 2 JESUS AND GOD -- 3 ARE THERE 'TWO POWERS' IN JOHN? -- 4 GOD'S EQUAL OR GOD'S AGENT? (JOHN 5) -- The subject of the conflict -- The accusation of 'the Jews' -- The Johannine response -- (1) The obedient Son/agent -- (2) The Son of Man as judge (5.27) -- (3) Witnesses to Jesus as God's agent -- Summary -- 5 'I OBEY, THEREFORE "I AM"' (JOHN 8.12-59) -- The point at issue in the controversy -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 6 'YOU ARE GODS' - BUT WHO ARE 'YOU'? (JOHN 10.22-39) -- The subject of the conflict and its relationship to earlier christological beliefs -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 7 IN THE BOSOM OF THE FATHER (JOHN 1.1-18) -- A point of controversy and its relation to earlier Christology -- The Johannine response -- Summary.
8 CONCLUSION TO PART 2 -- Part 3 JESUS, MOSES AND TORAH -- Jesus and Moses -- 9 THE WORD AND THE GLORY (JOHN 1.1-18) -- The focus of the conflict and its relation to earlier tradition -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 10 DESCENT AND ASCENT (JOHN 3.1-21) -- The point at issue in the conflict -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 11 BREAD FROM HEAVEN (JOHN 6) -- The focus of the conflict -- The Johannine response -- John 6 and inner-Christian conflict -- Summary -- 12 LEGITIMATING SIGNS (JOHN 9) -- The point at issue in the conflict -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 13 CONCLUSION TO PART 3 -- Part 4 OTHER ISSUES AND CONCLUSION -- 14 OTHER POSSIBLE ISSUES -- The rejection of Jesus -- Jesus and John the Baptist -- Jesus and other figures -- Jesus and Abraham -- Jesus and Jacob-Israel -- A crucified Messiah -- A contrived Messiah? -- Summary -- 15 PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER -- The coherence of John's portrait -- Son of Man and Logos -- The Son who is sent and pre-existence -- The commissioning: descending Logos and/or ascending seer? -- The human Jesus and the divine Logos -- Conclusion -- 16 CONCLUSION -- Summary -- Implications for Johannine studies -- Johannine Christology, Trinitarianism and monotheism -- John's approach to his task and ours -- And finally… -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Primary sources and translations -- Secondary literature -- INDEX OF BIBLICAL REFERENCES -- INDEX OF AUTHORS -- INDEX OF SUBJECTS.
Summary: James McGrath offers a fresh approach to the question of the origins of Johannine christology.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- Part 1 INTRODUCTION -- 1 INTRODUCTION: THE DEVELOPMENT OF JOHANNINE CHRISTOLOGY -- Previous approaches -- History of Religions approaches -- Gentile influence on Johannine Christology -- Samaritan influence on Johannine Christology -- 'Heterodox' Jewish influence on Johannine Christology -- Summary -- Organic development -- Individual creativity -- Sociological approaches -- The approach to be taken in this study -- Stage 1: Initial diversity -- Stage 2: Contact and conflict -- Stage 3: Legitimation -- Summary and aims -- 2 A CONFLICT SETTING AND A DISTINCTIVE CHRISTOLOGY: SETTING THE STAGE -- The conflict setting -- (1) Jesus and God -- (2) Jesus and Moses/Torah -- (3) Jesus and other figures -- (4) The Messiahship of Jesus -- The distinctive features of Johannine Christology -- Jesus and Wisdom/Logos/Spirit -- Jesus the Son of Man -- Jesus the prophet (like Moses) -- Jesus God's Son and agent -- Jesus as the Son who reveals the Father -- Jesus the bearer of the divine name -- Jesus as God -- Conclusion -- Part 2 JESUS AND GOD -- 3 ARE THERE 'TWO POWERS' IN JOHN? -- 4 GOD'S EQUAL OR GOD'S AGENT? (JOHN 5) -- The subject of the conflict -- The accusation of 'the Jews' -- The Johannine response -- (1) The obedient Son/agent -- (2) The Son of Man as judge (5.27) -- (3) Witnesses to Jesus as God's agent -- Summary -- 5 'I OBEY, THEREFORE "I AM"' (JOHN 8.12-59) -- The point at issue in the controversy -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 6 'YOU ARE GODS' - BUT WHO ARE 'YOU'? (JOHN 10.22-39) -- The subject of the conflict and its relationship to earlier christological beliefs -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 7 IN THE BOSOM OF THE FATHER (JOHN 1.1-18) -- A point of controversy and its relation to earlier Christology -- The Johannine response -- Summary.

8 CONCLUSION TO PART 2 -- Part 3 JESUS, MOSES AND TORAH -- Jesus and Moses -- 9 THE WORD AND THE GLORY (JOHN 1.1-18) -- The focus of the conflict and its relation to earlier tradition -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 10 DESCENT AND ASCENT (JOHN 3.1-21) -- The point at issue in the conflict -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 11 BREAD FROM HEAVEN (JOHN 6) -- The focus of the conflict -- The Johannine response -- John 6 and inner-Christian conflict -- Summary -- 12 LEGITIMATING SIGNS (JOHN 9) -- The point at issue in the conflict -- The Johannine response -- Summary -- 13 CONCLUSION TO PART 3 -- Part 4 OTHER ISSUES AND CONCLUSION -- 14 OTHER POSSIBLE ISSUES -- The rejection of Jesus -- Jesus and John the Baptist -- Jesus and other figures -- Jesus and Abraham -- Jesus and Jacob-Israel -- A crucified Messiah -- A contrived Messiah? -- Summary -- 15 PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER -- The coherence of John's portrait -- Son of Man and Logos -- The Son who is sent and pre-existence -- The commissioning: descending Logos and/or ascending seer? -- The human Jesus and the divine Logos -- Conclusion -- 16 CONCLUSION -- Summary -- Implications for Johannine studies -- Johannine Christology, Trinitarianism and monotheism -- John's approach to his task and ours -- And finally… -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Primary sources and translations -- Secondary literature -- INDEX OF BIBLICAL REFERENCES -- INDEX OF AUTHORS -- INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

James McGrath offers a fresh approach to the question of the origins of Johannine christology.

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