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Conclusion

Ismo Dunderberg

in The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter offers a summary of results and a brief reflection on how scholars’ reading of the Gospel of John is affected by the fact that it is included in the NT canon. This fact explains why ... More


The Johannine Corpus in the Early Church

Charles E. Hill

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199264582
eISBN:
9780191602085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Traditionally associated with John the apostle (the Gospel of John, the three Letters of John and the Revelation of John) make up a major portion of the Christian New Testament and have had an ... More


The Evidence for a Johannine Corpus

Charles E. Hill

in The Johannine Corpus in the Early Church

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199264582
eISBN:
9780191602085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264589.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The five members of the Johannine corpus have been regarded as having taken quite distinct paths towards acceptance in the Church. In the second century, however, writers commonly used two, three, or ... More


Bridging Ambiguities

John Ashton

in Studying John: Approaches to the Fourth Gospel

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269793
eISBN:
9780191683817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269793.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains the phrase Ab esse ad posse valet illation. Since Johannine Christianity merged from Judaism, it must have been possible for it do so in the form in which the Gospel shows it to ... More


The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Paul Cefalu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology argues that the Fourth Gospel and First Epistle of Saint John the Evangelist were so influential during the early modern ... More


Introduction

John Perry

in The Pretenses of Loyalty: Locke, Liberal Theory, and American Political Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199756544
eISBN:
9780199897407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756544.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction outlines the structure of the book as a whole. The “Johannine liberalism” of John Locke and John Rawls relates religious and civic duties via a metaphor of boundaries or borders. ... More


The Earliest Christian Model: Participatory Union with Christ

Norman Russell

in The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205974
eISBN:
9780191695636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205974.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses participatory union with Christ, examining Pauline Christianity, Jewish Christianity, Johannine Christianity, Ignatius of Antioch, Valentinian Christianity, Justin Martyr, ... More


The Johannine Line of Development: Three Letters

John Reumann

in Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262015
eISBN:
9780191682285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262015.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In this chapter, it is considered that the longer of the three Johannine letters contained in the New Testament canon, doubtless helped preserve the other two and pull them into the canonical ... More


The Man from Heaven in Johannine Sectarianism

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter addresses the argument that there is one function of the “symbolic universe” that is found within Johannine literature. This function is shown to be making sense of all of the features ... More


John and the Dark Cosmos

April D. DeConick

in The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170765
eISBN:
9780231542043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170765.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Historical influence of the Gnostic religion of Simon Magus on the formation of the first Johannine community; Gnostic storyline of the Gospel of John that has been obscured for centuries by ... More


A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of Rāmānuja: A Comparative Study in Divine Embodiment

Brian Philip Dunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198791416
eISBN:
9780191833885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791416.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is a comparative study exploring the writings of an Indian Christian theologian named Ayadurai Jesudason Appasamy (1891–1975) and his comparative theological interaction with the ... More


Introduction: The Johannine Renaissance

Paul Cefalu

in The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The introductory chapter argues that, during the early modern period in England, the Fourth Gospel and First Epistle of Saint John the Evangelist were as influential as Pauline theology and, in many ... More


Logos and Pneuma in the Body of the Gospel

Troels Engberg-Pedersen

in John and Philosophy: A New Reading of the Fourth Gospel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198792505
eISBN:
9780191834509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792505.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

The chapter studies the uses of logos and pneuma in John after chapter 1. The Stoic theory of endiathetos logos (‘internal logos’) and prophorikos logos (‘spoken logos’) is presented. The chapter ... More


Further Participatory Elements in the Johannine Literature

Grant Macaskill

in Union with Christ in the New Testament

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684298
eISBN:
9780191764943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684298.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

This chapter considers the elements of John’s theology of union with Christ not considered in previous chapters. Particular attention is paid to the Prologue (John 1:1–18), the ‘I am’ sayings, and ... More


Equal to God

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter is concerned with the assertion in John 5:18 that Jesus is making himself God's equal, which is stated to be hardly historical. The discussion looks at the history of the Johannine ... More


The Man from Heaven in Paul's Letter to the Philippians

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter takes a look at the supposed meaning of mythic texts. One notable instance is about the Jewish man from Galilee who experienced an early death and in public shame. The debate over the ... More


Violence in the New Testament and the History of Interpretation

Leo D. Lefebure

in Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520258310
eISBN:
9780520954083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258310.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines a series of key texts within the major bodies of New Testament scripture. Beginning with the synoptic Gospels and moving through the Johannine literature, the Acts of the ... More


J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

Eric Chafe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Expanding in part on earlier studies of the St. John Passion and the principle of “tonal allegory” in Bach's vocal music as a whole, this book investigates the musico‐theological character of the ... More


“Of His Fullness Have All We Received”: Johannine Themes in Jonathan Edwards’ Interpretation of Scripture

Michael J. McClymond

in Jonathan Edwards and Scripture: Biblical Exegesis in British North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190249496
eISBN:
9780190249526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249496.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Michael J. McClymond traces Johannine themes in Jonthan Edwards’ theology. He first introduces some such themes in Edwards’ writings, particularly the notion of God’s continually increasing grace ... More


Discipleship Misunderstanding and Johannine Irony in the Poetry of George Herbert and Henry Vaughan

Paul Cefalu

in The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The sixth chapter takes a closer look at the influence of Johannine discipleship misunderstanding (particularly the Johannine rhetoric of dramatic irony) on the poetry of George Herbert and Henry ... More


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