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The Spirit and Christ in the New Testament and Christian Theology: Essays in Honor of Max Turner
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The Spirit and Christ in the New Testament and Christian Theology: Essays in Honor of Max Turner

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Eerdmans 2012

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This volume gathers writings about the Spirit and Christ by notable scholars including Richard Bauckham, D. A. Carson, James Dunn, and many others. It covers topics that are relevant for the worldwide church today—the life-giving work of the Spirit, the Spirit in Luke and Acts, the gift of the Spirit in John 19–20, pneumatology and justification, community life through the Spirit, and more. The 20 essays included are a useful resource for scholars and ministers. The Spirit and Christ in the New Testament and Christian Theology is a fitting tribute to honoree Max Turner, whose outstanding scholarship has focused on pneumatology and Christology.

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Key Features

  • Covers topics that are relevant for the worldwide church today
  • Presents writings on the Spirit and Christ
  • Discusses pneumatology, justification, and community life through the Spirit


  • “An Introduction to Max Turner” by Steve Walton
  • “‘The Lord, the Giver of Life’: The Gift of the Spirit as Both Life-giving and Empowering” by James D. G. Dunn
  • “The Spirit, Simeon, and the Songs of the Servant” by John R. Levison
  • “Whose Spirit? The Promise and the Promiser in Luke 12:12” by Steve Walton
  • “The Persecuted Prophets: A Mirror Image of Luke’s Spirit-Inspired Church” by Robert P. Menzies
  • “‘Was It Not Necessary for the Messiah to Suffer These Things and Enter into His Glory?’ The Significance of Jesus’ Death for Luke’s Soteriology” by Joel B. Green
  • “The Giving of the Spirit in John 19–20: Another Round” by Cornelis Bennema
  • “Is Faith in Christ Without Evidence Superior Faith? A Re-examination of John 20:29” by D. A. Carson
  • “Apollos and the Ephesian Disciples: Befores and Afters (Acts 18:24–19:7)” by Conrad Gempf
  • “Power from In Between: The Relational Experience of the Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts in Paul’s Churches” by Volker Rabens
  • “Divine Spirit and Human Spirit in Paul in the Light of Stoic and Biblical-Jewish Perspectives” by Desta Heliso
  • “Ephesians and Divine-Christology” by Chris Tilling
  • “Salvation’s Bath by the Spirit: A Study of Titus 3:5b-6 in Its Canonical Setting” by Robert W. Wall
  • “The Spirit in Hebrews: No Longer Forgotten?” by Steve Motyer
  • “New Jerusalem and the Conversion of the Nations: An Exercise in Pneumatic Discernment (Rev. 21:1–22:5)” by John Christopher Thomas
  • “Moses as “God” in Philo of Alexandria: A Precedent for Christology?” by Richard Bauckham
  • “Jesus and the Spirit in Biblical and Theological Perspective: Messianic Empowering, Saving Wisdom, and the Limits of Biblical Theology” by Mark L. Strauss
  • “Cyril of Alexandria and the Incarnation” by Anthony N. S. Lane
  • “‘By the Washing of Regeneration and Renewal in the Holy Spirit’: Towards a Pneumatological Theology of Justification” by Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen
  • “Towards a Theology of Togetherness—Life through the Spirit” by Graham McFarlane
  • “Creative Reason and the Spirit: Identifying, Evaluating, and Developing Paradigms of Pneumatology” by André Munzinger

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About the Authors

I. Howard Marshall is professor emeritus of New Testament exegesis and honorary research professor at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. His many books include New Testament Theology: Many Witnesses, One Gospel and Beyond the Bible: Moving from Scripture to Theology.

Volker Rabens is a research scholar of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg and lecturer in New Testament at Bochum University in Germany. His publications include The Holy Spirit and Ethics in Paul.

Cornelis Bennema is associate professor of New Testament at the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies in India. His books include Encountering Jesus and Excavating John’s Gospel.