By Emmanuel O. Tukasi

Tukasi explores the topic of the determinism as articulated within the Rule of the Community and the Fourth Gospel with the purpose of uncovering the relevance of petitionary prayer in the framework of the determinism of every ebook.

Chapter one units out the historical past opposed to which the topics of determinism and petition in 1QS and John could be understood. bankruptcy explores the character of the determinism within the 1QS. The determinism is cosmological, soteriological, and eschatological. bankruptcy 3 demonstrates that the contents of the petitions are in concord with the determinism articulated in 1QS. In our learn of the Fourth Gospel, bankruptcy 4 demonstrates that the determinism in John is anxious with the predestination of convinced people who find themselves detailed as "the given ones" of the daddy. It additionally indicates that the determinism of the Fourth Gospel is worried with the venture of the Son. bankruptcy 5 analyzes the petitions in John opposed to the heritage of Johannine determinism. It argues that the petitions are formed by way of the determinism articulated within the textual content.

The end sums up the similarities and changes among John and 1QS of their expression of determinism and petitionary prayer, and attracts cognizance to the consequences on prior and destiny scholarship at the courting among John and the Scrolls.

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