Characters and characterization in the gospel of John (Book, 2014) []
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Characters and characterization in the gospel of John

Characters and characterization in the gospel of John

Author: Christopher W Skinner
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Series: Library of New Testament studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W Skinner
ISBN: 9780567657435 0567657434
OCLC Number: 965117264
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 'Characters and Characterization in the Gospel of John: Reflections on the Status Quaestionis' - Christopher W. Skinner Part I: Methods and Models for Reading Johannine Characters 1. A Narrative Critical Approach to the Fourth Gospel - James L. Resseguie 2. The Weave of the Tapestry: Character and Theme in John - R. Alan Culpepper 3. A Comprehensive Approach to Understanding Character in the Gospel of John - Cornelis Bennema 4. Eyewitness Testimony and the Characters in the Fourth Gospel - Judith Christine Single Redman 5. 'Who Are You?' Comparison/Contrast and Fourth Gospel Characterization - Raymond F. Collins 6. Three Ambiguities: Historical Context, Implied Reader, and the Nature of Faith - Susan E. Hylen 7. Misunderstanding, Christology, and Johannine Characterization: Reading John's Characters Through the Lens of the Prologue - Christopher W. Skinner Part II: Johannine Character Studies 8. The Fourth Gospel's Characterization of God: A Rhetorical Perspective - Stan Harstine 9. John the Baptist: Witness and Embodiment of the Prologue in the Gospel of John - Sherri Brown 10. Theological Complexity and the Characterization of Nicodemus in John's Gospel - Craig R. Koester 11. The Woman of Samaria: Her Characterization, Narrative and Theological Significance - Mary L. Coloe 12. Martha and Mary: Levels of Characterization in Luke and John - Dorothy A. Lee 13. 'Whom Jesus Loved': Anonymity and Identity. Belief and Witness in the Fourth Gospel - David R. Beck 14. The Character of Pilate in the Gospel of John - Cornelis Bennema Bibliography
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies
Responsibility: edited by Christopher W. Skinner.


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There is much value in the study of character and characterization in the Fourth Gospel. It is indeed a significant focus within the broader discipline of narrative criticism in biblical studies. The Read more...

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