— — Camaldoli 2016 – papers

Introductory Session

Benjamin E. Reynolds – The Gospel of John’s Christology as Evidence for Second Temple Jewish Messianic Expectation: Challenges and Possibilities

James McGrath – The Gospel of John as Jewish Messianism: Formative Influences and Neglected Avenues in the History of Scholarship


Major Papers

Gabriele Boccaccini – How Jesus Became Uncreated

James Charlesworth – The Gospel of John’s Indebtedness to Judaism and Possibly the Incredible Self Glorification Hymn

Crispin Fletcher-Louis – Jesus is “Equal with God” because the Son of God is the Son of Man (John 5)

Charles A. Gieschen – The Divine Name that the Son Shares with the Father in the Gospel of John

William Loader – Wisdom and Logos Traditions in Judaism and John’s Christology

Adele Reinhartz – “And The Word Was God:” John’s Christology and Jesus’ Discourse in Jewish Context

Catrin H. Williams – Johannine Christology and Prophetic Traditions: The Case of Isaiah

Ruben Zimmerman – Jesus – the Divine Bridegroom? John 2-4 and its Christological Implications


Responses to Major Papers

Benjamin E. Reynolds – Response to Crispin Fletcher-Louis, “Jesus is ‘Equal with God’ because the Son of God is the Son of Man (John 5)

Matthias Henze – Response to Adele Reinhartz, “‘And the Word was God’:John’s Christology and Jesus’s Discourse in Jewish Context”

Angela Kim Harkins – Response to James Charlesworth, “The Gospel of John’s Indebtedness to Judaism and Possibly the Incredible Self-Glorification Hymn”

Paul Anderson – Response to Gabriele Boccaccini, On Jewish Preexistence, the Jesus of History, and the Christ of Faith

Grant Macaskill – Response to William Loader: Wisdom and Logos Traditions in Judaism and John’s Christology

James Davila – Response to Catrin H. Williams, “Johannine Christology and Prophetic Traditions: The Case of Isaiah

Chad Pierce – Response to Charles Gieschen

Kelley Coblentz Bautch – Response to Ruben Zimmerman’s “John and the Divine Bridegroom”


Short Papers

Jo-Ann Brant – Johannine Christology: Sacred Time, Sacred Space, Sacred Body

Andrew Byers – The One Lord and One People of the One God: The Fourth Gospel’s Vision of a Divine Messiah and a Divinized Israel

Wally Cirafesi – 1 Enoch, the ‘Temple Stone’ from the Magdala Synagogue, and a Priestly Son of Man in John 6:25–71: A Proposal

Douglas Estes – A Little ‘Light’ Christology: Jewish Messianism, the Stone of Magdala, and the Prologue of John

Deborah Forger – Reading the Gospel of John in Light of Philo of Alexandria: How Jesus’s λόγοι position him as the Messiah, the God who Speaks

Robert Hall – Parables of Enoch, Ascension of Isaiah, and John: Snatches of an Ancient Conversation

Matthias Henze – John’s Christology: A Comparative Reading with 2 Baruch

Jonathan W. Lo – The “Son of Man” and the Characterization of Jesus in John’s Gospel

Paul Mandel – The Exegesis of God: John 1:18 in Light of Jewish Traditional Practice

Mary J. Marshall – The Translocation and Transmutation of the Life-giver in the Fourth Gospel

Jocelyn McWhirter – Searching the Scriptures: Messianic Exegesis in the Fourth Gospel

Marida Nicolaci – Divine Kingship and Jesus’ Identity in Johannine Messianism

John Ronning – The “High and Lifted Up” Son of Man Christology of John’s Gospel

Shayna Sheinfeld – The Light Incarnate: An Exploration of Light in 2 Baruch and the Gospel of John

Beth Stovell – Son of God as Anointed One? Johannine Davidic Christology and Second Temple Messianism

Andrea Taschl-Erber – Christological Transformation of the Motif of “Living Water” (John 4; 7): Prophetic Messiah Expectations and Sapiental Tradition

Urban C. von Wahlde – Before Jesus “Died for Our Sins”: Evidence for a Purely Jewish Interpretation of the Ministry of Jesus at One Stage in the Development of the Gospel of John

Meredith Warren – When the Christ Appears, Will He Do More Signs than This Man Has Done? (John 7:31): Signs and the Messiah in the Gospel of John

Joel Willitts – David’s Sublation of Moses: A Davidic Explanation for the Mosaic Christology of the Fourth Gospel