Short Book Review: Dunn’s The Christ and the Spirit, V. 2


the archives near Emmaus

Dunn, James D.G. The Christ and the Spirit, V. 2 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998).

Message of the Book:
This is the second volume of two books by James D.G. Dunn on the intersection of Christology and Pneumatology. This one focuses primarily on the latter subject. It is a compilation of Dunn’s essays from as early as 1970 to as late as 1994. The book is divided into five sections of twenty-three essays: General Essays, John the Baptist, Jesus and the Spirit, The Spirit in Acts, and The Spirit and Ecclesiology.

Contents:
In General Essays we read Dunn’s thoughts on topics ranging from the Pneumatology of the New Testament to the Pentecostal understanding of Spirit-Baptism. It may be surprising to those who know Dunn primarily from his contribution to the New Perspective(s) on Paul to find a young scholar who was quite obsessed with Pneumatology, even to the point of sounding…

View original post 273 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s