Reading John for Dear Life: A Spiritual Walk with the Fourth Gospel

Reading John for Dear Life: A Spiritual Walk with the Fourth Gospel

by Jaime Clark-Soles


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Jaime Clark-Soles takes readers on a dynamic journey deep into the heart of John in this lively reading of the Fourth Gospel. This book is not simply a commentary but a spiritual companion to be read alongside the Bible. Clark-Soles provides important historical and literary insights while illuminating the dramatic characters in John and emphasizing the Gospel's unique themes and symbols. Her engaging writing style will generate enthusiasm and investment in John's message. Readers will also appreciate the addition of prayers as well as questions for individual study and/or group discussion. This excellent guide will enrich our spiritual journeys while opening ourselves up to Jesus through the words, stories, questions, symbols, and characters we encounter in John's Gospel.

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ISBN-13: 9780664238476
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Pages: 198
Sales rank: 432,318
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jaime Clark-Solesis Professor of New Testament and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor at Perkins School of Theology. She speaks and preaches frequently in churches and contributes to various online resources, including She is the author of several books, includingReading John for Dear Life: A Spiritual Walk with the Fourth GospelandEngaging the Word: The New Testament and the Christian Believer. She serves on the editorial board of theJournal of Religion and Disability. As an ordained Baptist minister, she has served in both parish and hospice settings.

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