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
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THE HISTORY AND CHARACTER
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W D Da VIES
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Copyright

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About the author (1996)

D. Moody Smith is George Washington Ivey Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.

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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