A Commentary on the Gospel of John

A Commentary on the Gospel of John

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ISBN-13: 9780802873361
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/25/2017
Pages: 600
Sales rank: 850,977
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author



Johannes Beutler, SJ, is professor emeritus of New Testament exegesis at the Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt am Main, and the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome.

Table of Contents

Foreword Francis J. Moloney ix

Preface xiii

Abbreviations xv

Introduction 1

1 Character 1

2 Structure 4

3 Aim 9

4 Unity and Sources 13

5 History of Religions Background 17

6 Author, Time, Place 21

7 Text 24

8 Canonicity 25

9 Contemporary Significance 26

10 The Present Exegesis 29

The Divine Word Enters the World (1:1-4:54) 30

1 Prologue (1:1-18) 31

2 The Testimony of the Baptist (1:19-34) 52

3 The Call of the First Disciples (1:35-51) 62

4 The First Sign of Jesus in Cana (2:1-12) 74

5 The First Passover: Cleansing of the Temple (2:13-25) 83

6 The Dialogue with Nicodemus in Jerusalem (3:1-21) 89

7 Jesus in Judaea: Further Testimony of the Baptist (3:22-36) 100

8 Jesus in Samaria (4:1-42) 109

9 Jesus in Galilee (4:43-45) 128

10 Jesus's Second Sign in Cana of Galilee (4:46-54) 132

Jesus Reveals Himself to His People (5:1-10:42) 139

1 Jesus at the Feast of Weeks (5:1-47) 140

2 The Passover in Galilee (6:1-71) 164

3 Jesus at the Feast of Tabernacles (7:1-10:21) 198

4 Jesus at the Feast of the Dedication of the Temple. His Withdrawal over the Jordan (10:22-39, 40-42) 280

Jesus on the Way To His Passion (11:1-12:50) 289

1 The Raising of Lazarus (11:1-46) 290

2 The Decision to Kill Jesus (11:47-54) 309

3 The Last Passover (11:55-57) 315

4 The Anointing of Jesus in Bethany (12:1-11) 316

5 Jesus's Entry into Jerusalem (12:12-19) 323

6 The Coming of the Greeks (12:20-36) 328

7 Look Back on the Activity of Jesus and Final Summons to Faith (12:37-50) 339

Jesus Bids Farewell (13:1-17:26) 347

1 The Footwashing (13:1-20) 349

2 The Identification of Judas and His Exit (13:21-30) 358

3 Transition to the Farewell Discourses (13:31-38) 362

4 The First Farewell Discourse (14:1-31) 368

5 The Second Farewell Discourse (15:1-16:4d) 392

6 The Third Farewell Discourse (16:4e-33) 412

7 The Prayer of the Departing Jesus (17:1-26) 424

Jesus's "Hour": Passion, Death, and Resurrection (18:1-20:31) 441

1 The Arrest of Jesus and the Jewish Trial (18:1-27) 449

2 The Roman Trial of Jesus (18:28-19:16b) 464

3 Crucifixion, Death, and Burial of Jesus (19:16c-42) 479

4 The Easter Narrative: Jesus's Appearances to the Disciples (20:1-31) 496

Epilogue: Jesus, Peter, and The Beloved Disciple (21:1-25) 520

Bibliography 547

Index of Names 589

Index of Primary Sources 596

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