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Spirit in the writings of John : Johannine pneumatology in social-scientific perspective / Tricia Gates Brown.

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Subject: Bible. John > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. New Testament. Jean > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Holy Spirit > Biblical teaching.
Johannine school.
Saint-Esprit > Enseignement biblique.
École johannique.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567139207
  • ISBN: 0567139204
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vi, 307 pages).
  • Publisher: London ; T & T Clark International, ©2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-291) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Patron-client relations and the gospel of John -- Four approaches to Johannine pneumatology -- Spirit in the gospel of John -- Paraclete in John -- Spirit in 1 John.
Summary: Tricia Gates Brown employs the methodology of socio-scientific biblical criticism to investigate the pneumatology of John and 1 John. She argues that the meaning of spirit in John and 1 John is best understood using the anthropological model of brokerage. The model of patronage and its relevance to the socio-cultural world of John''s gospel is also discussed. Spirit in the Writings of John examines the development in pneumatology between John and 1 John and analyzes what this suggests about the socio-cultural context of the Johannine community. There is a discussion of the meaning of the term.
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