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0195118111
ISBN-13:
9780195118117
Pub. Date:
11/28/1997
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Oxford University Press, USA
The Gospel According to John: A Literary and Theological Commentary / Edition 1

The Gospel According to John: A Literary and Theological Commentary / Edition 1

by Thomas L. Brodie

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ISBN-13: 9780195118117
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/28/1997
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Dominican Biblical Centre for Teaching and Research, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 3(68)
1. Johannine Studies: The Three Ages of Interpretation
3(8)
2. The Approach Adopted in This Commentary
11(4)
3. First Impressions of the Text: At the Level of Biography, Confusion; at the Level of the Spirit, Suggestions of Unity
15(6)
4. The Design 1. The Foundational Framework: Time and Space
21(10)
5. The Design 2. The Central Focus: Stages of Living and Believing
31(20)
6. The Design 3. A Complementary Aspect: Life as Descent and Ascent
51(4)
7. An Outline of the Essence of John's Theology: Jesus as the Spirit-Giving Healer of Human Dividedness
55(16)
THE GOSPEL IN ENGLISH 71(58)
The Translation
71(5)
BOOK ONE The Years of Jesus' Life (chapters 1-12)
76(30)
Part 1. The First Year: An Optimistic Introduction to Jesus' Life (1:1-2:22)
76(4)
Part 2. The Second Year: From the Weight of Sin to Greater Life (2:23-chapter 6)
80(11)
Part 3A. The Third Year: From the Shadow of Death to the Light of Glory (chapters 7-12)
91(15)
BOOK TWO Part 3B (chapters 13-21): The Central Passover Mystery
106(23)
The Last Discourse (chapters 13-17)
106(10)
The Arrest and Trial (18:1-19:16a)
116(4)
Death and Resurrection (19:16b-chapter 21)
120(9)
THE COMMENTARY Book One The Years of Jesus' Life (chapters 1-12) 129(298)
PART 1 The First Year (1:1-2:22)
129(60)
The Prologue (1:1-18)
133(13)
The Week-Long Drama of Revelation and Response (1:19-2:11)
146(2)
Day 1 (1:19-28) The Initiatory Trial
148(4)
Day 2 (1:29-34) The Initiatory Vision
152(6)
Day 3 (1:35-42) Basic Aspects of Discipleship
158(6)
Day 4 (1:43-51) Further Aspects of Discipleship
164(7)
Day 6 (2:1-11) Discipleship and Wine
171(6)
The Cleansing and Replacing of the Temple (2:12-22)
177(12)
Excursus 1: Continuity, Gradualness, and Repetition in the Narrative of 1:1-2:22
184(5)
PART 2 The Second Year (2:23-chapter 6)
189(108)
From the Weight of Sin to Greater Life
189(5)
The Coming of Nicodemus to Jesus, and the Difficult Process of Coming to God (2:23-3:21)
194(7)
The Coming of All to Jesus; the Fading of John (3:22-36)
201(13)
Excursus 2: Further Literary Aspects of 2:23-chapter 3
209(5)
The Woman of Samaria (4:1-42)
214(12)
The Healing of the Son of the Royal Official (4:43-54)
226(8)
The Creationlike Healing at the Pool (5:1-15)
234(7)
The Discourse on Ongoing Person-Oriented Creation (5:16-47)
241(16)
The Provision of Bread (6:1-21)
257(9)
Day 2 The Bread of Life Discourse (6:22-71)
266(25)
Part 2 Conclusion
291(6)
Excursus 3: Repetition and Variation in the Bread of Life Discourse (6:25-59)
293(4)
PART 3A The Third Year (chapters 7-12)
297(130)
In the Shadow of Death
297(6)
The Discourses at the Feast of Tents (chapters 7-8)
303(40)
The Process of Advancing Revelation, Particularly of Revealing Jesus as Christ and Divine Son (chapters 7-8)
303(6)
"The Brothers" and Jesus: Contrasting Sketches of Unbelief and of Waiting upon Revelation (7:1-10)
309(4)
Jesus at the Death-Evoking Feast of Tents (7:11-52)
313(10)
Behind the Drama of Rejected Revelation: A Drama of Contrasting Roots and Relationships (8:12-47)
323(10)
Jesus' Vision of Life and the Jews' Vision of Death: The Parting of the Ways (8:48-59)
333(10)
Excursus 4: The Story of the Adulteress and the Accusers (7:53-8:11)
338(1)
Excursus 5: The Structure of 8:12-47
339(4)
The Sight-Giving and the Shepherding (chapters 9-10)
343(40)
The Man Born Blind (chapter 9)
343(15)
A Parable of Divine Providence (Jesus as Good Shepherd, 10:1-21), and a Down-to-Earth Picture of Consequent Human Dignity and Destiny (Jesus at Dedication, as Messiah and Son, 10:22-42)
358(25)
The Raising of Lazarus and Its Consequences (chapters 11-12)
383(44)
The Story of Lazarus (11:1-53)
383(18)
Jesus Comes to Jerusalem (11:54-12:50)
401(26)
THE COMMENTARY Book Two Part 3B The Central Mystery Passover (chapters 13-21) 427(170)
The Last Discourse (chapters 13-17)
427(92)
A Unified Portrayal of Three Stages of Spiritual Development Based on God's Loving Action as Expressed in Jesus' Death and Resurrection
427(14)
The Foot-Washing and the Response (chapter 13)
441(16)
Jesus' Departure and Return (chapter 14)
457(18)
Excursus 6: The Structure of John 14
472(3)
The Parable of the True Vine (15:1-17)
475(10)
The World's Hatred (15:18-16:4a)
485(7)
Jesus' Departure and Return--a More Intense Portrayal (16:4b-33)
492(13)
The Prayer of Holiness (Wholeness/Sanctification) and Unity (chapter 17)
505(14)
The Arrest and Trial (18:1-19:16a)
519(22)
The Arrest and Interrogation (18:1-27)
524(8)
The Trial Before Pilate (18:28-19:16a)
532(9)
The Glorification of Jesus (19:16b-chapter 21)
541(56)
The Descent into Death (19:16b-37)
543(13)
The Open Tomb and the Appearances (19:38-chapter 20)
556(18)
The Culmination of the Gospel (chapter 21)
574(23)
Abbreviations 597(2)
Bibliography 599(12)
Index 611

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