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Contents Series preface 11 Authors' preface 13 Abbreviations 15 Introduction: John's Gospel and the church's doctrine of the Trinity 19 The approach of the present study 22 PART 1: HISTORICAL CONTEXT 1 John's Gospel and Jewish monotheism 27 John's context 27 John's portrayal of Jesus and Jewish monotheism 34 The background of John's portrayal of Jesus' pre-existence 39 Christ-devotion and exclusivist Jewish monotheism 41 Implications for John's Gospel 43 PART 2: BIBLICAL FOUNDATIONS 2 God in John's Gospel 47 Introduction 47 The prologue 48 The Book of Signs 51 The Book of Glory 57 Summary 58 3 The Father in John's Gospel 61 Introduction 61 The prologue 63 The Book of Signs 64 The Book of Glory 69 Summary 73 7 M1155 FATHER TEXT.qxp:Andy Q7 22/11/07 14:19 Page 7 4 The Son in John's Gospel 75 Introduction 75 One-of-a-kind Son 76 Son of God 79 Son of Man 85 The Son 87 Summary and conclusion 91 5 The Spirit in John's Gospel 93 Introduction 93 The Book of Signs 93 The Book of Glory 95 Summary 103 6 Father, Son and Spirit in John's Gospel 105 Introduction 105 Summary and synthesis 105 PART 3: THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS 7 Christology in John's trinitarian perspective: Jesus' filial identity 111 Introduction 111 The prologue: John's initial characterization of Jesus as the Son 113 Jesus' filial identity and divine agency 114 Jesus' filial identity and the nature of salvation 127 Conclusion 133 8 The Spirit who rests and remains on God's Son and his brothers 135 Introduction 135 John's initial characterization of the Spirit in relation to Jesus: Book of Signs 136 Initial summary: Jesus and the Spirit in the Book of Signs 141 John's fuller characterization of the Spirit in relation to Jesus and the disciples: Book of Glory 143 The Spirit who rests and remains on God's Son and his brothers 146 Conclusion 148 FATHER, SON AND SPIRIT 8 M1155 FATHER TEXT.qxp:Andy Q7 22/11/07 14:19 Page 8 9 'As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you': Toward a trinitarian mission theology 149 God (theos) 150 The Father 151 The Son 151 The Spirit 153 Father, Son and Spirit: The three persons of the Godhead united in one mission 155 The Trinity and the church's mission 155 Conclusion 164 10 The Trinity and John's Gospel 165 Introduction 165 John 17: Jesus' high-priestly prayer 166 Immanent and economic Trinity 179 Conclusion 185 Conclusion: The gift of life: Knowing the triune God 187 Bibliography 191 Index of authors 211 Index of Scripture references 214 Index of ancient sources 223
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Bible. N.T. John -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Trinity -- Biblical teaching.