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    The Gospel of John (New Cambridge Bible Commentary) (Paperback) By (author) Jerome H. Neyrey, Other adaptation by Ben Witherington, Other adaptation by Bill T. Arnold, Other adaptation by James D. G. Dunn, Other adaptation by Michael V. Fox, Other adaptation by Robert P. Gordon, Other adaptation by Judith M. Gundry-Volf

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    DescriptionThis 2007 commentary differs from most others in that it does not attempt to repeat all the critical materials which can be found in the larger, major series. Rather it brings to the interpretation of John, materials more literary and rhetorical in nature. It presents full paragraphs on passages, key terms and major motifs. One might say that the 'big picture' is more important here than exacting detail. Readers will be invited into the gospel by noting its typical literary patterns (chiasms, topic statements and development, patterns of double-meaning words), rhetorical commonplaces and discourse (e.g., 'the 'noble' shepherd'; forensic trials: accusations, defense, verdict and sentence). In particular this commentary brings readers into the cultural world of the gospel by presenting materials such as honor and shame, challenge and riposte, gossip, secrecy, and sectarian character of the group. This is a very accessible reading of John.


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    Title
    The Gospel of John
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jerome H. Neyrey, Other adaptation by Ben Witherington, Other adaptation by Bill T. Arnold, Other adaptation by James D. G. Dunn, Other adaptation by Michael V. Fox, Other adaptation by Robert P. Gordon, Other adaptation by Judith M. Gundry-Volf
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 374
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521535212
    ISBN 10: 0521535212
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: REL006080
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: REL006070
    ECPA Christian Book Category: BSTCMTCNT
    DC22: 226.506, 226.5077, 226.5/077
    LC classification: BS2615.53 .N49 2007
    BISAC V2.8: REL006220
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVC
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    30 tables
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    30 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    Jerome H. Neyrey, S. J. is currently Professor at the University of Notre Dame. He has served on six editorial boards, and has been elected to various offices in the Catholic Biblical Association and the Society of Biblical Literature, once being honored as president of the New England region. Among his most recent books are Paul. In Other Words. A Cultural Reading of His Letters, 1990; 2 Peter, Jude in the Anchor Bible Commentary series (1993); Portraits of Paul. An Archeology of Ancient Personality, 1996 (with Bruce Malina), Honor and Shame in the Gospel of Matthew, 1998, and Render to God. New Testament Understandings of the Divine, 2004. He has published over 60 articles in scholarly journals, dictionaries, encyclopedias and festschriften.
    Review quote
    'One particularly gratifying feature of this commentary is its ability to offer good connections with many decades of established and respected Johannine scholarship, while at the same time making effective recourse to disciplines that have been increasingly brought to bear within biblical studies over more recent years.' Journal for the Study of the New Testament
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction; 2. Suggested reading on The Gospel of John; 3. Commentaries.