Encountering John : The Gospel in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective (2nd Edition) (Encountering Biblical Studies Series)
In this updated edition of his successful textbook, leading evangelical New Testament scholar Andreas Köstenberger offers a guide to John's gospel that is informed by current scholarship but written at an accessible level. The book has been revised throughout and...
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In this updated edition of his successful textbook, leading evangelical New Testament scholar Andreas Köstenberger offers a guide to John's gospel that is informed by current scholarship but written at an accessible level. The book has been revised throughout and features a new interior design. Photos, sidebars, and other pedagogical aids are included.
Andreas J. Kostenberger (Drs., Vienna University of Economics, Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is Professor of New Testament/Director of Ph.D. Studies at South East Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest. He is also the editor of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and the author of numerous books including The Gospel of John (Baker Exegetical Commentary of the New Testament) Encountering the Gospel of John, The Book Study Concordance of the Greek New Testament, and The Missions of Jesus and the Disciples according to the Fourth Gospel.
He also translated Adolf Schlatter's two-volume New Testament Theology. His current publications include The Pastoral Epistles (Revised Expositor's Bible Commentary); A Theology of John's Gospel and Letters: The Word, the Christ, the Son of Godand The Cradle, The Cross and The Crown.
- <b>contents<br></b><br>to The Student<br>before You Begin . . .<br><b>part 1: Encountering The Gospel Of John: Come On In!<br></b>1. History: How John's Gospel Came To Be<br>2. Literature: Mapping John's Story<br>3. Theology: John's Major Themes <br><b>part 2: Encountering The Word (john 1:1-18)<br></b>4. The Incarnation Of The Word (1:1-18)<br><b>part 3: Encountering The Earthly Jesus: The Mission To The Jews (including Seven Signs) (john 1:19-12:50)<br></b>5. Jesus's Early Ministry (part 1): Signs 1-2 (1:19-2:25)<br>6. Jesus's Early Ministry (part 2): Sign 3 (3:1-4:54)<br>7. Escalating Conflict (part 1): Signs 4-5 (5:1-6:71)<br>8. Escalating Conflict (part 2) (7:1-8:59)<br>9. Escalating Conflict (part 3): Sign 6 (9:1-10:42)<br>10. Escalating Conflict (part 4): Sign 7 (11:1-12:50)<br><b>part 4: Encountering The Exalted Jesus: The Mission To The World (john 13-20)<br></b>11. Jesus's Farewell (part 1; Chap. 13)<br>12. Jesus's Farewell (part 2; Chs. 14-16)<br>13. Jesus's Farewell: Jesus's Parting Prayer (part 3; Chap. 17)<br>14. Jesus's Passion, Resurrection, And Commissioning Of His Followers (chs. 18-20)<br><b>part 5: Encountering The One Who Calls Us To Follow (john 21)<br></b>15. What It Means To Follow Jesus (chap. 21)<br>16. Epilogue: John In The Context Of Scripture<br>appendixes<br>1. The History Of The Interpretation Of John's Gospel<br>2. John's Gospel And The Study Of The Historical Jesus<br>glossary<br>tools For Study<br>excursus 1: "life" And "light" In John's Gospel<br>excursus 2: "the Jews" In John's Gospel<br>excursus 3: Asides In John<br>indexes