Exploring the Gospel of John: In Honor of D. Moody Smith

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Dwight Moody Smith, R. Alan Culpepper, Carl Clifton Black
Westminster John Knox Press, 1996 - Religion - 409 pages
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In Exploring the Gospel of John, scholars of international standing gather to honor D. Moody Smith by examining the trails he has blazed in Johannine scholarship. Every aspect of the study of John is represented in this book, including the historical origins of the Johannine community, the religious traditions in the gospel within and beyond early Christianity, the Fourth Gospel's literary dimensions and theological concerns, and the distinctive challenges presented by the Gospel's interpretation. This book is indispensable for all interested in the Fourth Gospel. For researchers, it summarizes the modern history of Johannine scholarship as it points the way for its advancement in the next century. For pastors and students, it offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and reliable guide to this important New Testament book.

  

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Great collection of essays that are a good swath of a variety of scholars and view in Johannine studies. Recommended for introductory students. Read full review

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Great collection of essays that are a good swath of a variety of scholars and view in Johannine studies. Recommended for introductory students. Read full review

Contents

ROBERT KYSAR
10
THE HISTORY AND CHARACTER
19
of the Gospel of John
43
JAMES H CHARLESWORTH
65
PEDER BORGEN
98
THE TRADITIONS OF THE FOURTH GOSPEL
145
FERNANDO F SEGOVIA
179
R ALAN CULPEPPER
193
THE THEOLOGY OF THE FOURTH GOSPEL
253
LEANDER E KECK
274
STEPHEN S SMALLEY
289
JAMES D G DUNN
301
APPROPRIATING THE PROCLAMATION
315
HANSWEDER
327
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Sources
369
Index of Ancient Terms
396

What about the Johannine Parables?
208

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1996)

Moody Smith, a George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at The Divinity School, Duke University.

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.

C. Clifton Black is Otto A. Piper Professor of Biblical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. An ordained United Methodist minister, he serves with John T. Carroll and M. Eugene Boring as editor of the New Testament Library series, published by Westminster John Knox Press. He is also an Associate Editor of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly and Horizons in Biblical Theology.

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