Christology In Context / Edition 1

Christology In Context / Edition 1

by Marinus De Jonge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664250106

ISBN-13: 9780664250102

Pub. Date: 04/01/1988

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

In Christology in Context, Marinus de Jonge presents the varied response to Jesus of Nazareth by his first-century followers. A scholarly yet highly accessible work, this book provides a knowledge base for formal, systematic analysis of New Testament Christology.

Overview

In Christology in Context, Marinus de Jonge presents the varied response to Jesus of Nazareth by his first-century followers. A scholarly yet highly accessible work, this book provides a knowledge base for formal, systematic analysis of New Testament Christology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664250102
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
04/01/1988
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword9
Preface and Acknowledgments11
Abbreviations13
Introduction15
Christology in Context15
The Proper Approach to the Subject, and the Limitations of Our Knowledge17
Methods to Be Employed21
The Outline of This Book29
Part I.The Earliest Material
1.Early Christology in the Letters of Paul33
References to Early Christological Statements in 1 Thessalonians33
References to Early Christological Statements in Galatians39
References to Early Christological Statements in 1 Corinthians44
One Further Case: Romans 1:3-448
Some Concluding Observations50
2.The Gospel Material in Mark53
The Beginning of the Gospel of Mark53
Jesus the Messiah and the Son of God in Mark57
Jesus as Preacher, Teacher, Healer, and Exorcist63
Mark's Christology in Its Context68
3.The Sayings of Jesus in Q71
The Common Material in the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke71
Jesus and John the Baptist73
Jesus and the Kingdom76
Jesus as Son of Man77
Jesus as the Envoy of Wisdom and as Son of God79
Jesus, His Disciples, and Israel82
Q's Christology in Its Context83
Q and Mark84
Q, Mark, and Paul87
Part II.Continued Response to Jesus89
4.The Christology of Matthew91
Jesus as the Unique Teacher91
Special Aspects of Matthew's View of Jesus93
Note on the Christology of the Epistle of James96
5.The Christology of Luke-Acts97
Jesus' Ministry and That of the Apostles97
Special Aspects of Luke's Views on Jesus104
Ancient Elements in Acts?108
6.The Christology of Paul112
The Decisive Change in Paul's Life112
Jesus Christ's Death, Resurrection, and Parousia, and Their Effects on the Believers115
Jesus Christ and God Before Jesus' Mission on Earth120
7.Documents of the Pauline School124
2 Thessalonians124
Colossians125
Ephesians126
The Pastoral Epistles127
8.Other Letters and Revelation130
The Epistle to the Hebrews130
The First Epistle of Peter133
Note on Jude and 2 Peter136
The Revelation to John137
9.The Christology of the Gospel and the Letters of John140
The Johannine Point of View140
The Situation of the Johannine Communities142
The Christology of the Fourth Gospel144
The Christology of 1 and 2 John149
Part IIITerms and Concepts Applied in the Response to Jesus153
10.Jesus as Herald of a New Age155
"To Bring the Good News" and "The Kingdom of God"156
Jewish Charismatics159
Jewish Prophets160
Popular Prophetic Movements162
Royal Pretenders163
Jesus the Messiah166
Jesus the Son of God167
Jesus the Son of Man169
11.Jesus' Death, Resurrection, and Exaltation173
Jesus as Final Envoy of God, Rejected by Israel174
Jesus and the Tradition of God's Suffering Servants175
Jesus, the Man Who Died for Others179
Jesus, the Lord184
Jesus' Status After His Death, and Psalm 110:1186
12.Jesus Christ and God Before Jesus' Mission on Earth189
Jesus as the Unique Envoy Sent from Above190
Jesus as Wisdom and Word of God194
Part IV.The Very Beginning
13.The One with Whom It All Began203
The Earliest Response to Jesus203
Jesus and the Kingdom of God205
Jesus' Death on the Cross208
Epilogue212
Notes215
Bibliography245
Subject Index253
Index of References261

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