Consummatum Est: Eschatology and Church in the Gospel of St. John

Consummatum Est: Eschatology and Church in the Gospel of St. John

by Alf Corell

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Consummatum Est: Eschatology and Church in the Gospel of St. John by Alf Corell

"This thesis is but a slight study of some problems peculiar to Johannine theology, but it is now presented to English students in the hope of stimulating the discussion and further investigation of the extraordinarily fascinating world of the Gospel of St. John."

From the introduction

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498297691
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/28/2016
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Alf Corell (19102001) was a Swedish priest and theologian.

Table of Contents

Author's Preface to the English Edition ix

Chapter 1 The Problem and the Task

1 The Starting Point 1

2 The Idea of the Church 3

3 The Peculiar Character of Eschatology 5

4 The Connection between Church and Eschatology 9

Chapter 2 The Church and the Ministry in the Gospel of St John

5 The Doctrine of the Church in the Fourth Gospel 12

6 The King and the People 15

7 The Shepherd and the Flock 23

8 The Vine and the Branches 26

9 The Mission 29

10 The Confession 33

11 The Ministry 36

Chapter 3 The Liturgy in the Fourth Gospel

12 The Relation to the Jewish Cult 44

13 The Baptism of John and the Baptism of Jesus 54

14 The Miracle of the Wine 56

15 Born of Water and of the Spirit 58

16 The Water of Life 60

17 The Sabbath 62

18 The Bread of Life 63

19 The Light of the World 67

20 The Washing of the Feet 69

21 The Vine 73

22 The Piercing with the Lance 74

23 The Relation of the Gospel to the Liturgy in the Primitive Church (Summary) 75

Chapter 4 Eschatology and the Church in the Fourth Gospel

24 Results of Earlier Investigations 79

25 The Spirit and the Paraclete 85

26 The Character of the Johannine Idea of the Church 92

27 The Unique Character of the Johannine Eschatology 101

28 The Connection between Eschatology and the Church in the Fourth Gospel 109

Chapter 5 Important Theological Conceptions

29 λογος 113

30 ρηματ&alpha?; 119

31 σημεια 122

32 εργα 126

33 φιστις, φιστευειν 128

34 ζωη 139

35 χαρις 150

36 δοξα 152

37 χαρα 155

38 ειρηνη 157

39 αληνη 159

40 κρισις 162

Chapter 6 The Idea of Election In The Fourth Gospel

41 The History of Exegetical Investigation 166

42 The Johannine Idea of Election and that of the Old Testament 186

43 Chosen by Christ 188

44 "Born of God" 193

45 The "Offence" 197

Chapter 7 Consummatum EST 201

Abbreviations 209

Bibliography 213

Index of Authors Quoted in the Text 239

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