The quest for the Messiah : the history, literature, and theology of the Johannine community

Painter, John, author

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  • Creator John Painter
  • Format Books
  • Publication Second edition, First American edition. Nashville : Abingdon, 1993.
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 492 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 0687351537, 9780687351534
  • OCLC ocm28666358

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-487) and index.

Contents

  • The quest for the Messiah -- Johannine Christianity -- Christology and history in the prologue -- Quest stories in John 1--4 -- The paradigm of rejection -- The Messiah and the bread of life -- The hidden Messiah in John 7--8 -- The Son of Man: the light of the world -- The enigmatic Son of Man -- The Messiah as the Good Shepherd -- The quests continue -- Eschatological faith redefining Messiahship -- The farewell of the Messiah -- The "opponents" in 1 John -- The fulfilment of the quest
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