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    Encountering John: The Gospel in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective (Encountering Biblical Studies) (Paperback) By (author) Andreas J. Kostenberger

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    DescriptionThe uniqueness of the Gospel of John is readily apparent. In contrast to the overlapping material in the Synoptic Gospels, John shares only about ten percent of its content with Matthew, Mark, and Luke. John's distinct focus on Jesus' life as the culmination of salvation history makes it "the theological pinnacle of the gospel tradition" and establishes its author, along with the apostle Paul, as one of the early church's foremost theologians. Not a traditional commentary on the book, this volume, like others in the Encountering Biblical Studies series, is designed especially for classroom use. A lucid writing style and a number of pedagogical enhancements make this a perfect tool for helping students master the content and key interpretive issues of the Gospel of John. Like the other volumes in this series, the pedagogical usefulness of this work is enhanced by a number of features: - copious illustrative tables, maps, and photos - sidebars and excursuses that address difficult passages and important issues - an outline and objectives at the beginning of each chapter - study questions and key terms at the conclusion of each chapter - a comprehensive glossary and annotated bibliography - instructor's manual available on diskette


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    Title
    Encountering John
    Subtitle
    The Gospel in Historical, Literary, and Theological Perspective
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andreas J. Kostenberger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801026034
    ISBN 10: 0801026032
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    LC classification: BS
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    Abridged Dewey: 225
    ECPA Christian Book Category: BSTBIBGEN
    BISAC V2.8: REL006100, REL006070
    DC21: 226.507
    DC22: 226.507
    BISAC V2.8: REL006220
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVC
    Edition
    Annotated
    Edition statement
    annotated edition
    Publisher
    Baker Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Baker Academic, Div of Baker Publishing Group
    Publication date
    01 February 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Ada, MI
    Author Information
    Andreas J. Kostenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Missions of Jesus and the Disciples According to the Fourth Gospel. He is also the translator of the influential two-volume New Testament theology written by Adolf Schlatter.