Abide and Go
"Michael Gorman's book is a major step forward in contemporary Johannine scholarship. Its strength lies in Professor Gorman's focus upon the all-important 'other' in the Gospel: God. Once the dynamism of the relationship between Jesus and the Father is established, the central role of what he calls a 'missional spirituality' emerges with great clarity . . . This is a much needed book, appearing on the scene at a critical time in the history of Johannine scholarship."
--Francis J. Moloney, Catholic Theological College, University of Divinity, Melbourne
"In this stimulating volume, Michael Gorman unpacks what the Fourth Gospel says about mission and missional spirituality. Through a careful exposition of missional hermeneutics, judicious exegesis, and an impressive handle of theological literature--both ancient and modern--Gorman makes a compelling case for what the lens of 'missional theosis' can contribute to our understanding of John's spirituality. This book will prove useful to conversations in both the academy and the church."
--Christopher W. Skinner, Loyola University Chicago
"This book from the prolific Gorman is a pioneering study of spirituality and mission in the Gospel of John under the single heading 'missional theosis.' It is refreshing, illuminating, and creative. With meticulous research, a broad theological scope, and practical implications for the Church, this book is challenging, accessible, and practical."
--C. Bennema, Union School of Theology
"Having successfully demonstrated the value of exploring the relationship among theology, spiritual formation, and mission in Paul's letters, Michael Gorman now fittingly turns to John. With his usual flair, Gorman provides a fresh and illuminating reading of how, in its own distinctive fashion, this Gospel too presents a spirituality of participation in both the divine life and the divine mission in the world. What is more, integral to this work is its reflection on how such a spirituality might be embodied in contemporary local communities."
--Andrew T. Lincoln, University of Gloucestershire
Michael J. Gorman holds the Raymond E. Brown Chair in Biblical Studies and Theology at St. Mary's Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the author of numerous books, including The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant, Reading Revelation Responsibly, and Reading Paul (all from Cascade), as well as Becoming the Gospel: Paul, Participation, and Mission.
- Paperback | 258 pages
- 147 x 226 x 13mm | 277g
- 26 Jul 2018
- CASCADE BOOKS
- Illustrations, black and white
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