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Is John's Gospel True?

Maurice Casey

Is John's Gospel True?

Maurice Casey

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At the time John's Gospel was written there was fierce ronflict between the Johannine community and the Jewish community. Hailing Jesus as God, the Johannines also portrayed him as quarrelling with the Jews, as they did, and even declared the Jews to be the children of the devil. "Is John's Gospel True? demonstrates that the account of Jesus' life and teachings found in John's Gospel are untrue. Consequently, that this Gospel has been used to fuel anti-semitism has compelled Maurice Casey to compose this riveting analysis challenging the fitness of John's Gospel to be in anyone's sacred scriptures.

- Publisher Casey argues that the Gospel attributed to John gives an inaccurate account of the life and teaching of Jesus, showing that this Gospel, finished during fierce conflict between the Johannine and Jewish communities, is extremely anti-Jewish.

- Publisher This study demonstrates that the Gospel attributed to John gives an inaccurate acccount of the life and teaching of Jesus. It shows that this Gospel was finished during fierce conflict between the Johannine and Jewish communities. During this conflict, the Johannines hailed Jesus as God, and declared that the Jews were children of the devil. They then attributed their beliefs to Jesus, and portrayed him as quarrelling with the Jews as they did. Consequently, this document is fiercely anti-Jewish and has been used to fuel anti-semitism - reasons for the author to challenge the fitness of John's Gospel to be in anyone's sacred scriptures.

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About "Is John's Gospel True?"

At the time John's Gospel was written there was fierce ronflict between the Johannine community and the Jewish community. Hailing Jesus as God, the Johannines also portrayed him as quarrelling with the Jews, as they did, and even declared the Jews to be the children of the devil. "Is John's Gospel True? demonstrates that the account of Jesus' life and teachings found in John's Gospel are untrue. Consequently, that this Gospel has been used to fuel anti-semitism has compelled Maurice Casey to compose this riveting analysis challenging the fitness of John's Gospel to be in anyone's sacred scriptures.
- Publisher

Casey argues that the Gospel attributed to John gives an inaccurate account of the life and teaching of Jesus, showing that this Gospel, finished during fierce conflict between the Johannine and Jewish communities, is extremely anti-Jewish.
- Publisher

This study demonstrates that the Gospel attributed to John gives an inaccurate acccount of the life and teaching of Jesus. It shows that this Gospel was finished during fierce conflict between the Johannine and Jewish communities. During this conflict, the Johannines hailed Jesus as God, and declared that the Jews were children of the devil. They then attributed their beliefs to Jesus, and portrayed him as quarrelling with the Jews as they did. Consequently, this document is fiercely anti-Jewish and has been used to fuel anti-semitism - reasons for the author to challenge the fitness of John's Gospel to be in anyone's sacred scriptures.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Maurice Casey

Maurice Casey is Professor of New Testament Languages and Literature at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has published extensively on the Son of Man problem, and more generally on reconstructing Aramaic traditions about Jesus from the Greek Gospels. Some of his works include Is John's Gospel True?; An Aramaic Approach to Q, Aramaic Sources of Mark's Gospel and From Jewish Prophet to Gentile God.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 254133
  • Product Code 0415146305
  • EAN 9780415146302
  • Pages 280
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Routledge
  • Publication Date Dec 1996
  • Dimensions 234 x 156 x 24 mm
  • Weight 0.612kg

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