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The Gospel and Letters of John (Interpreting Biblical Texts Series)

R Alan Culpepper
The Gospel and Letters of John (Interpreting Biblical Texts Series)
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The Gospel and Letters of John (Interpreting Biblical Texts Series)

R Alan Culpepper

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In this volume, R. Alan Culpepper considers both the Gospel and the Letters of John.

The book begins with a close look at the relationship between John and the Synoptics and a summary of John's distinctive thought and language. The second chapter addresses the fascinating issues regarding the origins of the Gospel and the letters: authorship, sources, and composition. The history of the Johannine community is reviewed in chapter three. Chapter four interprets the plot of the Gospel and prepares the student to read John as literature by providing a brief orientation to narrative criticism.

The fifth chapter turns to more traditional concerns: John as theology. This chapter provides a digest of the Christology, theology, and eschatology of John. The sixth through the eighth chapters, the heart of the book, guide the student through a reading of the Gospel. The ninth chapter serves as an introduction to the Letters, noting especially their relationship to the Gospel. Each letter is treated in turn. The final chapter examines the challenges and potential of the Johannine literature as documents of faith.

"In previous writings Alan Culpepper has shown himself to be one of the best Johannine scholars of our time. He not only conveniently draws together his research but also shows himself to be an excellent teacher." --Raymond E. Brown



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224 pages
- Publisher

In this volume, R. Alan Culpepper considers both the Gospel and the Letters of John.

The book begins with a close look at the relationship between John and the Synoptics and a summary of John's distinctive thought and language. The second chapter addresses the fascinating issues regarding the origins of the Gospel and the letters: authorship, sources, and composition. The history of the Johannine community is reviewed in chapter three. Chapter four interprets the plot of the Gospel and prepares the student to read John as literature by providing a brief orientation to narrative criticism.

The fifth chapter turns to more traditional concerns: John as theology. This chapter provides a digest of the Christology, theology, and eschatology of John. The sixth through the eighth chapters, the heart of the book, guide the student through a reading of the Gospel. The ninth chapter serves as an introduction to the Letters, noting especially their relationship to the Gospel. Each letter is treated in turn. The final chapter examines the challenges and potential of the Johannine literature as documents of faith.

"In previous writings Alan Culpepper has shown himself to be one of the best Johannine scholars of our time. He not only conveniently draws together his research but also shows himself to be an excellent teacher." --Raymond E. Brown


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R Alan Culpepper

R. Alan Culpepper (PhD., Duke University) is the founding dean of the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. Before coming to Mercer, He taught New Testament at Southern Baptist Theological seminary and at Baylor University. He has written extensively about the Gospels, and some of his works include The Johannine School; Anatomy of the Fourth Gospel; John the Son of Zebedee: The Life of a Legend; "The Gospel of Luke," in the New Interpreter's Bible series; and The Gospel and Letters of John. He is the New Testament general editor of the Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary series to which he has contributed the volme on The Gospel of Mark.

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  • Catalogue Code 105272
  • Product Code 0687008514
  • EAN 9780687008513
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Hermeneutics
  • Publisher Abingdon Press
  • Publication Date Jul 1998
  • Dimensions 228 x 153 x 23 mm
  • Weight 0.483kg

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