What We Have Heard from the Beginning: The Past, Present, and Future of Johannine Studies
The past fifty years have seen powerful shifts in the methods and objectives of Biblical Studies. The study of the Johannine Literature, in particular, has seen a proliferation of new approaches, as well as innovative exegetical and theological conclusions. This volume surveys the emerging landscape from the perspective of scholars who have shaped the field. Written in a conversational and reflective tone, the articles offer an excellent overview of major issues in the study of the Fourth Gospel and 1-2-3 John.
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Second Thoughts on the Fourth Gospel
Why Should Historical Criticism Continue to have a Place in Johannine Studies?
In Search of New Synthesis
Johannine Exegesis in TransitionJohannes Beutlers Search for a New Synthesis
The Scriptures and the Words and Works of Jesus
Living Words and the Bread of Life
Three Revolutions a Funeral and Glimmers of a Challenging Dawn
Inspecting an Aerial Photograph of Johns Engagement with Sources
Into Narrative and Beyond
The Beyond Beckons
The Prologue and Chapter 17 of the Gospel of John
The Prologue and Jesus Final Prayer
The Signs of Messiah and the Quest for Eternal Life
The Johannine Conception of Authentic Faith as a Response to the Diving Initiative
Remaining in His Word From Faith to Faith by Way of the Text
Ideologies Past and Present
Reflections Upon a Johannine Pilgrimage
Progress and Regress in Recent Johannine ScholarshipReflections Upon the Road Ahead
Pursuing the Elusive
To What End Methodology?
The Gospel and the Epistles of John Read against the Background of the History of the Johannine Communities
The Combination of a Literary and a Historical Approach to the Gospel of John
The Gospel of John and the Signs Gospel
The Fourth Gospel in FirstCentury Media Culture
Whats the Meaning of This?Relections Upon a Life and Career
Is History History?
The Johannine Community among Jewish and Other Early Christian Communities
Reading History in the Fourth Gospel
Johannine Studies and the Geopolitical Reflections upon Absence and Irruption
Toward a Interdisciplinary Approach to Johannine Studies
The Problem of History in John
Genre Sources and History
Tradition Exegetical Formation and the Leuven Hypothesis
The Leuven Hypothesis in Ccatholic Perspective
The Road AheadThree Aspects of Johanine Scholarship
Combining Key Methodologies in Johannine Studies
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