Encountering John The Gospel in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective

ISBN-10: 0801049164

ISBN-13: 9780801049163

Edition: 2nd

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In this updated edition of his successful textbook, leading evangelical New Testament scholar Andreas Köstenberger offers a guide to John's gospel that is informed by current scholarship but written at an accessible level. The book has been revised throughout and features a new interior design. Photos, sidebars, and other pedagogical aids are included.
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List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication date: 11/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298

To the Student
Author's Preface
Before You Begin…
Encountering the Gospel of John: Come On In!
History: How John's Gospel Came to Be
Literature: Mapping John's Story
Theology: Johns Major Themes
Encountering the Word (John 1:1-18)
The Incarnation of the Word (1:1-18)
Encountering the Earthly Jesus: The Mission to the Jews (including Seven Signs) (John 1:19-12:50)
Jesus"s Early Ministry (Part 1): Signs 1-2 (1:19-2:25)
Jesus's Early Ministry (Part 2): Sign 3 (3:1-4:54)
Escalating Conflict (Part l): Signs 4-5 (5:1-6:71)
Escalating Conflict (Part 2) (7:1-8:59)
Escalating Conflict (Part 3): Sign 6 (9:1-10:42)
Escalating Conflict (Part 4): Sign 7(11:1712:50)
Encountering the Exalted Jesus: The Mission to the World (John 13-20)
Jesus's Farewell (Part 1) (Chap. 13)
Jesus's Farewell (Part 2) (Chaps. 14-16)
Jesus's Farewell (Part 3): Jesus's Parting Prayer (Chap. 17)
Jesus's Passion, Resurrection, and Commissioning of His Followers (Chaps. 18-20)
Encountering the One Who Calls Us to Follow (John 21)
What It Means to Follow Jesus (Chap. 21)
Epilogue: John in the Context of Scripture
The History of the Interpretation of John's Gospel
John�s Gospel and the Study of the Historical Jesus
Tools for Study
"Life" and "Light" in John's Gospel
"The Jews" in John's Gospel
Asides in John�s Gospel
References to Time in John's Gospel
Misunderstandings in John's Gospel
Divine Necessity in John's Gospel
Jesus as a Rabbi in John's Gospel
The So-Called Seams (Aporias) in John's Gospel
The Absolute "I Am" Sayings in John's Gospel
Pilate's Uneasy Relationship with the Jews
Select Annotated Bibliography
Scripture Index
Subject Index
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