BN.com Gift Guide

John, the Maverick Gospel, Third Edition / Edition 3

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$8.37
(Save 67%)
Est. Return Date: 02/16/2015
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$14.70
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $6.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 72%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (19) from $6.99   
  • New (13) from $11.25   
  • Used (6) from $6.99   

Overview

John, the Maverick Gospel has long been regarded as one of the most trustworthy introductions to the Fourth Gospel, paying special attention to the literary and theological dimensions of this Gospel without neglecting historical and other approaches. Robert Kysar, an international expert on John's Gospel, has now revised this useful classroom tool to bring the scholarly discussions up to date and to add sections on women in the Gospel of John as well as postmodern appraoches to the Gospel. This classic text provides an accessible entry into the important critical issues of John's Gospel, both on its own terms and in comparison to the Synoptic Gospels, offering a sure foundation for scholarly study of the book as well as theological interpretation and preaching.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664230562
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
  • Publication date: 6/28/2007
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 190
  • Sales rank: 742,294
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Robert Kysar is Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching and NewTestament at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction 1
The Relationship Between the Fourth Gospel and the Synoptics 3
The Literary Structure of the Fourth Gospel 14
The Purpose, Destination, Historical Environment, and Date of the Fourth Gospel 18
1 The Father's Son - Johannine Christology 27
The Logos Christology 29
The Christological Titles in 1:19-51 35
The Son of Man and the Father-Son Relationship 40
The Christological Meaning of the "I Am" Sayings 45
The Work of Christ Accomplished in His Death 49
2 Two Different Worlds - Johannine Dualism 58
The Dualistic Symbols of the Fourth Gospel 60
"The Jews" in the Fourth Gospel 67
Johannine Determinism 70
3 Seeing is Believing - Johannine Concepts of Faith 78
The "Signs" as Provocators of Faith in the Fourth Gospel 80
Seeing, Hearing, and Believing in the Fourth Gospel 86
Knowing and Believing in the Fourth Gospel 90
Summary View of Faith in the Fourth Gospel 93
4 Eternity is Now - Johannine Eschatology 97
Johannine Eschatology 99
The Johannine View of the Spirit 106
The Johannine View of the Church 112
The Sacraments in the Fourth Gospel 122
Conclusion John, the Universal Gospel 128
The Place of Johannine Thought and Symbolism in Early Christianity 128
Johannine Thought and Symbolism as Representative of the Religious Quest 132
App. A. The Johannine Epistles and the Gospel of John 136
App. B. The Women of the Gospel of John 147
Bibliography 155
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)