The Letters of John

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2000 - Bible - 255 pages
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Though the Letters of John appear to be among the simplest books in the New Testament, beneath their superficial simplicity lies a minefield of complexities that have generated difficult debates among Christians over the centuries. This commentary by Colin Kruse provides an excellent exposition of John's letters for teachers and pastors working at all levels of Christian ministry; at the same time it offers students and general readers clear insight into the meaning of these Scriptures for the contemporary Christian life.
 

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User Review  - Ken - Christianbook.com

An excellent contribution to any theological library. I find Kruse's handling of the text exceptional. He is very careful to examine the context of Scripture surrounding the passages he exegetes. I ... Read full review

User Review  - Raul Goulden - Christianbook.com

Kruse has put together a fine volume here. The scholarship is excellent, I learned a lot. I will say that I think gives more credence to more critical views than some of his PNTC fellows do in their works. I would give the work a "5" rating but for that fact. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS RELATED TO 1 JOHN
9
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS RELATED TO 2 JOHN
36
INTRODUCTORY MATTERS RELATED TO 3 JOHN
42
ANALYSES
49
4B12 ACCEPTING GODS TESTIMONY
173
COMMENTARY ON 2 JOHN
203
W 79 DENIAL OF THE TRUTH
209
W 1213 FINAL GREETINGS
216
W 58 GAIUS COMMENDED FOR HIS HOSPITALITY
222
W 1112 THE ELDERS COMMENDATION OF DEMETRIUS
231
INDEXES
243
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