John, the Son of Zebedee: The Life of a Legend

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 376 pages
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One of the most important sources of information about the development of Johannine legends as well as one of the most successful efforts to overcome barriers that have traditionally separated New Testament exegesis from the study of church history.
  

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Three hundred seventy six small-print pages about the life and legends of St. John the Apostle. Culpepper is one of the foremost authorities on Johannine writings, and Iím a Culpepper fan, but this ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE APOSTLE IN THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS
28
THE APOSTLE IN THE FOURTH GOSPEL
56
JOHN IN THE EPISTLES
89
The Seer of the Apocalypse
95
Conclusion
102
THE APOSTLE IN THE SECOND CENTURY
107
THE EAGLE SOARS
139
THE APOSTLE IN ART AND LITERATURE
251
John in Poetry
259
Conclusion
275
EARLY TWENTIETHCENTURY RESEARCH
280
THE APOSTLE IN RECENT RESEARCH
297
REFLECTIONS
326
INDEX
353
Copyright

THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLE
187

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About the author (1994)

R. Alan Culpepper was raised as a "missionary kid" in Chile and Argentina. He attended Baylor University, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and received a Ph.D. from Duke University. He taught at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for 17 years, and after a few years at Baylor University, he became in 1995 Dean of the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University.

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