Holiness and the Missio Dei

Holiness and the Missio Dei

by Andy Johnson

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ISBN-13: 9781498221610
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 09/29/2016
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Andy Johnson is Professor of New Testament at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the author of 1 & 2 Thessalonians in the Two Horizons New Testament Commentary series (2016) and coeditor of Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament (2007).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Abbreviations xii

Introduction and Orientation xv

Section 1 Old Testament Soundings

1 Genesis 1-11: Holiness and God's Mission "in the Beginning" 3

2 The Call/Election of Abraham and Israel: Living Out "the Way of the Lord" 11

3 Except When They Don't: Holiness, Prophets, and Exile 31

Section 2 Relocating Holiness in Jesus

4 Holiness and the Second Temple Context 47

5 Relocating Holiness in a Jew from Nazareth: Soundings from the Synoptic Gospels 53

6 Relocating Holiness in the En-fleshed Logos and His En-fleshed Community: Holiness and Life in the Gospel of John 79

Section 3 Other New Testament Witnesses

7 The Community of the Holy and Righteous One: Bearers of the Name of the Lord of All 107

8 Paul and New Creation "Colonies of Cruciformity" 127

9 Revelation, Holiness, and Mission 153

Conclusion: Holiness and the Missio Dei in Twenty-First Century North America 181

Bibliography 195

Author Index 201

Subject Index 203

Scripture Index 207

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