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The Spirit-Paraclete in the Gospel of John

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christian Theology - Pneumatology,
  • Religion / Bible / Criticism, Interpretation / General,
  • Religion / Christianity / Theology / Pneumatology,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • General,
  • Bible,
  • Biblical teaching,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Holy Spirit,
  • John,
  • N.T

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesSociety for New Testament Studies Monograph Series
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7713720M
ISBN 100521020506
ISBN 109780521020503
OCLC/WorldCa61303015

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Book description. This book attempts to make a contribution to the New Testament doctrine of the Spirit, with special reference to the paraclete problem. Dr Johnston begins with the use of the word 'spirit' in the Gospel of John and treats it as primarily 'impersonal'. It denotes divine power or by: This book attempts to make a contribution to the New Testament doctrine of the Spirit, with special reference to the paraclete problem. Dr Johnston begins with the use of the word 'spirit' in the Gospel of John and treats it as primarily 'impersonal'. It denotes divine power or energy. God acts by his spirit, both to create and to redeem.   This book attempts to make a contribution to the New Testament doctrine of the Spirit, with special reference to the paraclete problem. Dr Johnston begins with the use of the word 'spirit' in the.   The starting point of what Jesus says about the person of the Holy Spirit is that he was leaving the world and would send in his stead allon paraklēton, “another Paraclete,” identified as “the Spirit of truth” (). The Greek term paraklētos appears in the Bible only in these passages in John and in 1 John

  Outside the book of Revelation, no other New Testament book compares with the mystery contained within its pages. What seems clear on the surface is not quite so plain. John’s gospel overflows with mystifying symbolism, anomalies and codes, hidden levels of meaning that go well beneath the surface of the text, clues to a powerful truth.   "The Paraclete represents the Spirit as manifested in a particular way, as a pneumatic Christian speech charisma. Every verb describing the ministry of the Paraclete is directly related to his speech function." The early church identified the Paraclete as the Holy Spirit. These passages are located primarily in John's Gospel: John the Paraclete passages that speak of the Spirit as a Counselor, Helper, Comforter. John Jesus declares that the Spirit will become like a river flowing out of a person. We'll examine this in Lesson 4. John . The Gospel of John, the fourth of the gospels, is a highly schematic account of the ministry of Jesus, with seven "signs" culminating in the raising of Lazarus (foreshadowing the resurrection of Jesus) and seven "I am" discourses culminating in Thomas's proclamation of the risen Jesus as "my Lord and my God"; the concluding verses set out its purpose, "that you may believe that .

The Gospel of John is probably the book that has been written last of all the books of the Bible. The contents and the structure of this Gospel presuppose the reader's familiarity with the three synoptic gospels. According to tradition this very special Gospel was written at the very end of the first century AD. 2. Subject and purpose of writing. the Gospel of John Author The book was written by the apostle John, who was the brother of James and the son of Zebedee. John is nowhere named in the book; but instead of arguing against his authorship, this argues for it. In and .   Buy The Spirit-Paraclete in the Gospel of John (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series) 1st edn by George Johnston (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. PACIFICA 20 (JUNE ) the abiding-in-love of the Father and the Son”.3 Similarly, the Paraclete makes present the absent Jesus;4 he “makes the presence of Jesus real”,5 somehow “facilitating” Jesus’ ongoing presence.6 It is the presence of the risen Jesus which is experienced in encountering the Spirit-.