Table of contents for Father, Son and Spirit : the Trinity and John's Gospel / Andreas J. Káeostenberger and Scott R. Swain.

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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
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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
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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.