Ten leading scholars team up to produce the first book-length treatment of the philosophical thought of James of Viterbo, one of the key thinkers at Paris in the late thirteenth century. The book examines all major areas of James’s philosophical thought, exploring his connections with other important masters of the time and highlighting his originality in the context of late medieval philosophy.
Contributors are: Antoine Côté, Stephen D. Dumont, R. W. Dyson, Mark D. Gossiaux, Mark Henninger, Thomas Osborne Jr., Martin Pickavé, Eric L. Saak, Jean-Luc Solère, and Gianpiero Tavolaro.
Antoine Côté, Ph.D. (1991), Université Catholique de Louvain, is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa. He specializes in later medieval metaphysics and philosophy of cognition and has published widely in both areas.
Martin Pickavé, Ph.D. (2003), University of Cologne, is Professor of Philosophy and Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. He specializes in later medieval philosophy of mind and metaphysics and has published Heinrich von Gent über Metaphysik als erste Wissenschaft (Brill, 2007).
Preface List of Abbreviations Notes on Contributors
Part 1: Introduction
1 Reading the Gospel of John’s Christology as Jewish Messianism: An Introduction Benjamin E. Reynolds
Part 2: John’s Jesus as a Jewish Messiah: Paths Taken and Not Taken
2 The Gospel of John’s Christology as Evidence for Early Jewish Messianic Expectations: Challenges and Possibilities Benjamin E. Reynolds 3 The Gospel of John as Jewish Messianism: Formative Influences and Neglected Avenues in the History of Scholarship James F. McGrath
Part 3: John’s Word and Jewish Messianic Interpretation
4 “And The Word Was God”: John’s Christology and Jesus’s Discourse in Jewish Context Adele Reinhartz 5 Johannine Christology and Prophetic Traditions: The Case of Isaiah Catrin H. Williams 6 Messianic Exegesis in the Fourth Gospel Jocelyn McWhirter
Part 4: John’s Royal Messiah
7 Son of God as Anointed One? Johannine Davidic Christology and Second Temple Messianism Beth M. Stovell 8 Divine Kingship and Jesus’s Identity in Johannine Messianism Marida Nicolaci 9 David’s Sublation of Moses: A Davidic Explanation for the Mosaic Christology of the Fourth Gospel Joel Willitts
Part 5: John’s Prophetic Messiah
10 “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 Meredith J. C. Warren 11 Christological Transformation of the Motif of “Living Water” (John 4; 7): Prophetic Messiah Expectations and Wisdom Tradition Andrea Taschl-Erber 12 Jesus, the Eschatological Prophet in the Fourth Gospel: A Case Study in Dialectical Tensions Paul N. Anderson
Part 6: John’s Messiah and Divinity
13 Wisdom and Logos Traditions in Judaism and John’s Christology William Loader 14 From Jewish Prophet to Jewish God: How John Made the Divine Jesus Uncreated Gabriele Boccaccini 15 Jesus—the Divine Bridegroom? John 2–4 and Its Christological Implications Ruben Zimmermann 16 The Divine Name that the Son Shares with the Father in the Gospel of John Charles A. Gieschen 17 John 5:19–30: The Son of God is the Apocalyptic Son of Man Crispin Fletcher-Louis
Part 7: Epilogue
Epilogue: The Early Jewish Messiah of the Gospel of John Benjamin E. Reynolds
All interested in the history of medieval philosophy and medieval intellectual history.