Gospel of Glory: Major Themes in Johannine Theology

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Baker Academic, Aug 11, 2015 - Religion - 256 pages
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Throughout Christian history, the Gospel of John's distinctive way of presenting the life, works, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus have earned it labels such as "the spiritual Gospel" and "the maverick Gospel." It has been seen as the most theological of the four canonical Gospels. In this volume Richard Bauckham, a leading biblical scholar and a bestselling author in the academy, illuminates main theological themes of the Gospel of John. Bauckham provides insightful analysis of key texts, covering topics such as divine and human community, God's glory, the cross and the resurrection, and the sacraments. This work will serve as an ideal supplemental text for professors and students in a course on John or the four Gospels. It will also be of interest to New Testament scholars and theologians.
 

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Contents

Cover
Divine and Human Community
Glory
Cross Resurrection and Exaltation
Dualisms
Dimensions of Meaning in the Gospels First Week
The Johannine Jesus and the Synoptic Jesus
Bibliography
Index of Modern Authors
Notes
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Richard Bauckham (PhD, University of Cambridge) is senior scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, where he teaches for the Cambridge Federation of Theological Colleges. He is also a visiting professor at St. Mellitus College, London, and Emeritus Professor of New Testament at the University of St. Andrews. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and the author of numerous books.

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