Johannine Writings (Sheffield Reader Series)
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About "Johannine Writings (Sheffield Reader Series)"
This volume collects the best articles on the Johannine writings from the first fifty issues of the Journal for the Study of the New Testament. The range of the volume reflects the breadth of the journal itself. Here the reader will find ground-breaking studies which introduce new critical questions and move into fresh areas of enquiry, surveys of the state of play in this particular topic of New Testament studies, and articles which engage with each other in specific debates. For students this book offers an invaluable critical introduction to Johannine studies. More advanced students and scholars can use it to find background material or to gain an overview of the research in this area of scholarship. This builds on the reputation of JSNT as a conduit for first-class research and a major influence within the scholarly community.
Meet the Authors
Craig A Evans (Ed)
Craig A. Evans (Ph.D., Claremont) is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament and director of the graduate program at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. He has written extensively on the historical Jesus and the Jewish background of the New Testament era. His books include Jesus and His Contemporaries: Comparative Studies, Luke (New International Bible Commentary), Mark (Word Biblical Commentary), Jesus and the Ossuaries, Fabricating Jesus and Ancient Texts for New Testament Studies. His edited volumes include (with Bruce Chilton) Studying the Historical Jesus: Evaluations of the State of Current Research, Dictionary of New Testament Background, From Prophecy To Testament and (with John Collins) Christian Beginnings and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
He has recently served on the advisory board on The Gospel of Judas for National Geographic Society and has appeared frequently as an expert commentator on network television programs, such as Dateline, and in various documentaries on the BBC, the Discovery Channel and the History Channel. He most recent work is Matthew (New Cambridge Bible Commentary.)
Stanley E Porter (Ed)
Stanley E. Porter (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) is president, dean, and professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. He is the author of many books on the New Testament and the editor of more than forty other volumes, including Reading the Gospels Today.
Some of his significant works include Idioms of the Greek New Testament; Paul in Acts; Fundamentals of New Testament Greek; The Criteria for Authenticity in Historical-Jesus Research; The Book of Acts (New International Greek Testament Commentary); The Pastoral Epistles (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament); Verbal Aspect in the Greek of the New Testament, with Reference to Tense and Mood (Studies in Biblical Greek ; Vol 1) and Romans (Readings: A New Biblical Commentary).
Koorong -Editorial Review.