Titel: Salvation in the New Testament: Perspectives on Soteriology
Autor/en: Jan G. Watt
BRILL ACADEMIC PUB
August 2005 - gebunden - 530 Seiten
"Salvation in the New Testament" offers an analysis of the soteriological perspectives and language of the different books of the New Testament. Special attention is given to the exciting world of language and imagery used in expressing soteriological ideas.
1. INTRODUCTION, Jan G. van der Watt - University of Pretoria
2. VIEWS ON SALVATION IN THE GOSPELS AND ACTS 2.1 [Ihsou", the Davidic Messiah, as political Saviour in Matthew's history, Andries G. van Aarde - University of Pretoria 2.2 Salvation in Mark, H. J. Bernard Combrink - University of Stellenbosch 2.3 Soteriological perspectives in Luke's Gospel, Gert J. Steyn - University of Pretoria 2.4 Salvation in the Gospel according to John, Jan G. van der Watt - University of Pretoria 2.5 The soteriology of Acts: Restoration to Life, Hermie C. van Zyl - University of the Free State
3. PAULINE AND DEUTRO-PAULINE LETTERS ON SALVATION 3.1 The "for us" phrases in Pauline soteriology: Considering their background and use, J. Celliers Breytenbach - Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin/University of Stellenbosch 3.2 Cavri~ in Paul. An investigation into the apostle's 'performative' application of the language of grace within the framework of his theological reflection on the event/process of salvation, Stephan J. Joubert - University of Pretoria 3.3 Forensic metaphors in Romans and their soteriological significance, Andrie B. du Toit - University of Pretoria 3.4 Salvation as redemption. The use of 'redemption' metaphors in Pauline literature, D. Francois Tolmie - University of the Free State 3.5 Salvation of the reconciled (With a note on the background of Paul's metaphor of reconciliation), J. Celliers Breytenbach - Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin/University of Stellenbosch 3.6 Salvation in Colossians and Ephesians. Petrus J. Grabe - Regent University School of Divinity/ Associate University of Pretoria 3.7 Safe in the Family of God. Soteriological perspectives in 1 Thessalonians, Pieter G.R. de Villiers - University of the Free State 3.8 "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners": Soteriology in the Pastoral Epistles, Abraham J. Malherbe - Emeritus Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divinity School
4. PERSPECTIVES ON SALVATION FROM THE GENERAL EPISTLES, HEBREWS, AND REVELATION 4.1 God's Purposes and Christ's Saving Work according to Hebrews, Craig R. Koester - Lutheran Theological Seminary/ University of Pretoria 4.2 Simple salvation, but not of straw... Jacobean soteriology, J. Eugene Botha - University of South Africa 4.3 Soteriology of Peter, Fika J. Janse van Rensburg - North West University 4.4 Salvation in the Johannine Epistles, Dirk G. van der Merwe - University of South Africa 4.5 Soteriology in the Apocalypse of John, Jan A. du Rand - University of Johannesburg
5. CONCLUSION, Jan G. van der Watt - University of Pretoria
6. INDEX OF AUTHORS
Jan van der Watt holds a DD in New Testament and a DLitt in Greek, and is professor and head of the Department of New Testament Studies at the University of Pretoria (South Africa). He is the author of Family of the King: Dynamics of Metaphor in the Gospel According to John, as well as of numerous other books and articles. He is currently the General Editor of Review of Biblical Literature and Consultant Editor of De Gruyter's International Encyclopedia of the Bible.