The Gospel According to St. John: An Introduction with Commentary and Notes on the Greek Text

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Westminster John Knox Press, Dec 1, 1978 - Religion - 660 pages
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In this useful work, C. Kingsley Barrett offers an insightful commentary on the book of John. Barrett seeks to view John in light of a variety of contexts, including that in which it was written, and its implications for modern-day readers. The book includes detailed notes and commentary on each chapter of John's Gospel.

 

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Contents

The Gospel its Characteristics and Purpose
3
The NonChristian Background of the Gospel
27
The Christian Background of the Gospel
42
The Theology of the Gospel
67
The Origin and Authority of the Gospel
100
The Text
145
COMMENTARY AND NOTES
147
The Prologue 1 118
149
Who is Jesus? II 10 2242
378
Lazarus 11 144
400
The Plot Against Jesus 11 4554
404
The Anointing 11 5512 11
408
The Entry into Jerusalem 12 1219
415
The Greeks at the Feast 12 2036
420
The Conclusion of the Public Ministry 12 3750
429
The Supper to the Departure of Judas 13 130
435

The Witness of John I 1 1934
170
The Disciples 1 3551
179
The Sign at Cana 2 112
188
The Cleansing of the Temple 2 1325
194
Nicodemus 3 121
202
The Witness of John II 3 2236
219
The Samaritan Woman 4 142
228
The Officers Son 4 4354
244
Sign and Controversy on the Sabbath Day 5 118
249
n Jesus and the Father 5 1947
257
The Feeding of the Five Thousand 6 115
271
On the Lake 6 1621
279
Bread from Heaven 6 2259
281
Reaction and Confession 6 6071
301
To Jerusalem 7 113
308
Controversy in Jerusalem 7 1452
315
Who is Jesus? I 8 1259
333
Judgement at Work 9 141
353
The Good Shepherd i 0 121
367
Transition to the Last Discourses 13 318
449
The Departure of Jesus a Ground of Hope and Confidence 4130
454
The True Vine 15 117
470
The Hatred of the World 15 1827
478
The Judgement of the World 16 115
484
The Future Distant and Immediate 16 1633
491
The Prayer of Jesus 17 126
499
The Arrest of Jesus 18 in
515
Peters Denial 18 1227
523
Jesus Pilate and the Jews 18 2819 16
530
The Crucifixion and Death of Jesus 19 1730
546
The Burial of Jesus 19 3142
554
The Empty Tomb and the First Resurrection Appearance 20 118
560
Conclusion 20 1931
567
The Appendix I The Appearance of Jesus by the Lake 21114
576
The Appendix II Jesus Peter and the Beloved Disciple 21 1525
583
The Woman taken in Adultery 7 538 11
589
INDEXES
593
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About the author (1978)

C. Kingsley Barrett is Professor Emeritus of Divinity at the University of Durham in England. He has established himself in the front rank of contemporary New Testament scholars by such works as The Holy Spirit in the Gospel Tradition, Commentary on St. John, and The New Testament Background.

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