Raymond Brown, 'The Jews,' and the Gospel of John: From Apologia to Apology (#504 in Library Of New Testament Studies Series)
:Until the mid-1960s, most commentators of the Gospel of John were aware of a polemic against 'the Jews,' yet they did not consider it with reference to contemporary ethical discussion. A shift in focus in Johannine scholarship is noticeable from...
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:Until the mid-1960s, most commentators of the Gospel of John were aware of a polemic against 'the Jews,' yet they did not consider it with reference to contemporary ethical discussion. A shift in focus in Johannine scholarship is noticeable from the mid-1960s and 1970s to the present, where commentators began to connect the Gospel's polemic against 'the Jews' with potential anti-Judaism in the text. As yet, very little work has been done to answer the question of how this change in sensitivity came about. This book is a historiography of one scholar's growing awareness of potential anti-Judaism in the Gospel of John with the intention of using this individual history to explain the larger trend in biblical studies. Sonya Cronin examines the published work of Raymond Brown, a prominent Catholic New Testament scholar, between the years 1960-1998. The book contextualizes Brown's work by evaluating the impact of ecclesiastical statements and the influence of earlier and contemporary Johannine scholarship on Brown's biblical interpretation, and then posits theories as to why change occurs at specific times.
Sonya Cronin, PhD (FSU), has taught various biblical studies courses, Religion and 20th Century Fantasy Literature ("The Harry Potter Class"), and Multicultural Film. Research areas include anti-Judaism in the New Testament and the intersection of Religion and Modern Fantasy.
- :prefaceabbreviationsintroduction1. Introduction: Issue Of Anti-judaism In Johannine Scholarship2. Background To Raymond Brown's Biblical Interpretation 3. Analysis Of Brown's Works On The Gospel Of John From 1960-19704. Analysis Of Brown's Published Works On The Gospel Of John From 1971-19885. Analysis Of Brown's Works On The Gospel Of John From 1988-19986. Analysis Of Brown's Posthumous Works7. Conclusion: Raymond Brown In The Context Of Twentieth-century Biblical Scholarshipbibliography Index