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Philos: A Designation for the Jesus-Disciple Relationship: An Exegetico-Theological Investigation of the Term in the Fourth Gospel / Edition 1
     

Philos: A Designation for the Jesus-Disciple Relationship: An Exegetico-Theological Investigation of the Term in the Fourth Gospel / Edition 1

by Eldho Puthenkandathil
 

ISBN-10: 363145841X

ISBN-13: 9783631458419

Pub. Date: 03/01/1993

Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated

The Biblical understanding of «divine-human friendship» is developed by the Fourth Evangelist as a «master-disciple relationship» by employing the term «philos». This term emphasizes both divine initiative and human response as the constitutive elements of such a relationship. This book is an exegetico-theological study of «

Overview

The Biblical understanding of «divine-human friendship» is developed by the Fourth Evangelist as a «master-disciple relationship» by employing the term «philos». This term emphasizes both divine initiative and human response as the constitutive elements of such a relationship. This book is an exegetico-theological study of «philos», which analyzes the implications of the term for the Johannine theology of friendship between Jesus and the believers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783631458419
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/1993
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.85(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents: The term «philos» in antiquity - The OT concept of «friend of God» - The NT understanding of «philos» outside John - The friend of the bridegroom - Jesus' friendship with the Bethany family - Jesus' addressing His disciples «friends» - Beloved Disciple and Peter as two models of true friendship with Jesus.

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