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An introduction to the Gospel of John

An introduction to the Gospel of John

Author: Raymond E Brown; Francis J Moloney
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2010, ©2003.
Series: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"An Introduction to the Gospel of John represents the culmination of Brown's long and intense examination of part of the New Testament. One of the most important aspects of this new book, particularly to the scholarly community, is how it differs from the original commentary in several important ways. It presents, for example, a new perspective on the historical development of the Gospels, and shows how Brown  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond E Brown; Francis J Moloney
ISBN: 9780300140156 0300140150
OCLC Number: 826644315
Description: xxvi, 356 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Editor's introduction --
General selected bibliography --
An overview of Johannine studies --
The unity and composition of the fourth Gospel --
Johannine tradition : relation to the synoptics and historicity --
Proposed influences on the religious thought of the fourth Gospel --
Echoes of apologetics and the purpose of the Gospel --
The author, the place, and the date --
Crucial questions in Johannine theology --
The language, text, and format of the Gospel : some considerations on style --
The outline of the Gospel --
Editor's conclusion.
Series Title: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Responsibility: Raymond E. Brown ; edited, updated, introduced, and concluded by Francis J. Moloney.
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Presents a perspective on the historical development of the Gospels. This volume includes a section devoted to Christology, as well as a section on the representation of Jews in the "Gospel of John".  Read more...


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"A bittersweet read! Intended as the introduction to a major revision of the landmark Anchor Bible commentary on John, but sadly cut off by his death in 1998, this work stands alone as a magnificent Read more...

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