Affirming the Resurrection of the Incarnate Christ Hardback

A Reading of 1 John

by Matthew D. Jensen;


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Affirming the Resurrection of the Incarnate Christ

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The first letter of John is commonly understood to contain no reference to Jesus's resurrection. Matthew D. Jensen argues that, far from this being absent from the theology of 1 John, the opening verses contain a key reference to the resurrection which undergirds the rest of the text and is bolstered by other explicit references to the resurrection. The book goes on to suggest that the author and the readers of this epistle understand themselves to be the authentic Israel from which faithless Jews had apostatized when they denied that Jesus was 'the Christ' and left the community.

Jensen's interpretation calls for a new understanding of the historical context in which 1 John was written, particularly the question of Jesus' identity from the perspective of his fellow Jews. An innovative and provocative study, of interest to scholars and advanced students of New Testament studies, Johannine theology and Jewish history.

Features includes:
Argues that, contrary to widespread interpretations, Jesus's resurrection is referred to in 1 John
Demonstrates how 1 John fits comfortably alongside other New Testament documents
Offers the new interpretation that 1 John was written for a Jewish audience who were being told that Jesus was not the Christ

Affirming the Resurrection of the Incarnate Christ by Matthew D. Jensen was published by Cambridge University Press in September 2012. The ISBN for Affirming the Resurrection of the Incarnate Christ is 9781107027299.

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Contents

Part I. A Reading Method:
1. Methods of reading 1 John 11
2. Circles and tangents: a reading strategy
Part II. A Reading of 1 John:
3. The resurrected incarnate Christ: 1 John 1:1–5
4. The claimants: 1 John 1:6–2:11
5. The historical situation: 1 John 2:15–2:27
6. The audience: 1 John 2:28–3:24
7. The confession: 1 John 4:1–6
8. The resurrection of the crucified Jesus: 1 John 4:7–5:21
Conclusion
Appendix: the structure of 1 John.

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Page last updated 30th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherCambridge University Press (September 2012)
Weight410g
Number of Pages234
Thickness19 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9781107027299
ISBN-101107027292
Product Code4027450
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