Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||European university studies. Series XXIII, Theology -- v. 853 = -- Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe XXIII, Theologie -- Bd. 853|
|LC Classifications||BS2615.6.S25 A36 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008028255|
Published in 2008, "Transference of the Three Mediating Institutions of Salvation from Caiaphas to Jesus" by Raymond Ahoua is a thought-provoking study that delves into the biblical teachings of John XI, 45-54, in the light of the Akan myth of the crossing of a river. This insightful book explores the interrelationship between the biblical narrative and Akan religious beliefs, providing a unique perspective on the concept of salvation.
The book focuses on analyzing and interpreting the passage of John 11:45-54 in the New Testament. It examines the characters of Caiaphas and Jesus and their roles as mediators of salvation. Ahoua highlights the Akan myth of the crossing of a river, drawing parallels between this myth and the biblical narrative, to shed light on the concept of salvation.
By studying the three mediating institutions of salvation mentioned in the book - Caiaphas, Moses, and Jesus - Ahoua explores the transfer of salvific power from Caiaphas to Jesus. This analysis deepens our understanding of the Akan religion and its significance in relation to biblical teachings.
John 11:45-54 holds great theological significance in the Bible. In this passage, Caiaphas, the high priest, unwittingly prophesies about the need for Jesus' sacrifice for the salvation of the people. It establishes the pivotal role of Jesus as the ultimate mediator of salvation.
Ahoua's study uncovers the underlying meaning and significance of this passage by connecting it to the Akan myth of the crossing of a river. The book explores how the transfer of salvific power from Caiaphas to Jesus is integral to the fulfillment of biblical prophecies and the Akan beliefs surrounding salvation.
The Akan myth of the crossing of a river is a central theme in this book. By examining this myth, Ahoua reveals the Akan perspective on salvation and its parallels with biblical teachings.
In Akan religious beliefs, the river symbolizes the boundary between life and death, with crossing it representing a transition from one realm to another. Ahoua demonstrates how this myth relates to the transfer of salvific power between Caiaphas, Moses, and Jesus, helping readers gain a deeper understanding of the Akan religious perspective on salvation.
"Transference of the Three Mediating Institutions of Salvation from Caiaphas to Jesus" challenges traditional interpretations of John 11:45-54 and offers a fresh perspective on the biblical teachings on salvation.
Through the analysis of the Akan myth, Ahoua argues that salvation is not limited to a single faith or culture but is an inclusive and interconnected concept. The book invites readers to explore the intersections between different religious traditions and discover shared themes and messages of salvation.
The book emphasizes the importance of understanding and appreciating diverse religious perspectives on salvation. It invites readers to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery, recognizing the role of various mediators and institutions in the process of salvation.
By recognizing the interconnectedness of different religious traditions, it encourages individuals to foster greater unity and respect among varied faiths in their pursuit of salvation.
Raymond Ahoua's "Transference of the Three Mediating Institutions of Salvation from Caiaphas to Jesus" offers an insightful examination of John XI, 45-54 and the Akan myth of the crossing of a river. This book challenges readers to question traditional interpretations and explore the interconnectedness of different religious teachings on salvation.
By analyzing the roles of Caiaphas, Moses, and Jesus as mediators of salvation, Ahoua provides readers with a fresh perspective on the concept of salvation. This thought-provoking study encourages individuals to embrace diverse religious traditions and fosters greater understanding and unity among different faiths.