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  1. My book Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1996) looks at major themes of theology from the standpoint of the Spirit.
  2. Gerald F. Hawthorne has written about the significance of the Spirit in the life and ministry of Jesus: The Presence and the Power (Dallas: Word Publishing, 1991).
  3. Hendrikus Berkhof attributes the neglect of Spirit Christology to the fear of adoptionism: The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit (Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1964), p. 18.
  4. As a theme in Orthodoxy, Daniel B. Clendenin, Eastern Orthodox Christianity: A Western Perspective (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1994, chap. 6). Compare "John Wesley and Eastern Orthdoxy: Influences, Convergences and Differences," The Asbury Theological Journal 45 (1990), pp. 29-53. As a theme in Anglicanism, A. M. Allchin, Participation in God: A Forgotten Strand in Anglican Tradition (London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1988). Leanne Van Dyk notes it as central in Calvin: The Desire of Divine Love: John McLeod Campbell's Doctrine of the Atonement (New York: Peter Lang, 1995), p. 151. The Finnish school of Luther scholars find it central in Luther: Risto Saarinen, "Salvation in the Lutheran-Orthodox Dialogue: A Comparative Perspective" Pro Ecclesia 5 (1996), pp. 202-13.
  5. Paul S. Minear, Images of the Church in the New Testament (Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1960), pp. 162-64.
  6. Along these lines, compare Perry L. Stepp, The Believer's Participation in the Death of Christ: Corporative Identification in Romans 6:1-14 (Lewiston, N.Y.: Edward Mellen Press, 1996).
  7. On these themes, Anthony J. Tambasco, A Theology of Atonement and Paul's Vision of Christianity (Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 1991). The model is dubbed a realist-transactional type of atonement in the case of Barth and realist-processive in the case of Irenaeus by George Rupp, Christologies and Cultures: Toward a Typology of Religious Worldviews (Paris: Mouton, 1974), chap. 4.
  8. Donald G. Bloesch expounds Barth's re-interpretation of atonement: Jesus is Victor: Karl Barth's Doctrine of Salvation (Nashville: Abingdon, 1976), chap. 4.
  9. On the phrase "in Christ", Richard N. Longenecker, Paul, Apostle of Liberty (New York: Harper & Row, 1964), pp. 160-70.
  10. Richard J. Hauser, In His Spirit: A Guide to Today's Spirituality (New York: Paulist Press, 1982), pp. 26-29.
  11. On the relation of the resurrection of believers to the resurrection of Christ, see Murray J. Harris, Raised Immortal: Resurrection and Immortality in the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983), pp. 98-114 and Richard B. Gaffin, Resurrection and Redemption: A Study in Paul's Soteriology (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1978).
  12. Hendrikus Berkhof, Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Study of the Faith, p. 426.
  13. Jürgen Moltmann, The Coming of God: Christian Eschatology (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1996), pp. 336-39.
  14. Some editions of Jean Pierre De Caussade, Abandonment to Divine Providence (New York: Doubleday, 1975) are entitled "Sacrament of the Present Moment" which is an idea that he uses.
  15. George A. Maloney, Called to Intimacy: Living in the Indwelling Presence (New York: Alba House, 1983) and The Spirit Broods over the World (New York: Alba House, 1993), chap. 7.
  16. Jürgen Moltmann has this concern: see Richard Bauckham, The Theology of Jürgen Moltmann (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1995), chap. 11. Jean-Jacques Suurmond also speaks of it: Word and Spirit at Play: Towards a Charismatic Theology (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995), pp. 156-60.

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