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Discovering John: Content, Interpretation, Reception
Edwards, Ruth

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014 pp. 272. $22.00

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Discovering Biblical Texts


Description: This up-to-date introduction to John's Gospel is the first volume in the Discovering Biblical Texts series, which encourages students to engage deeply with the biblical writings by alerting them to key issues and questions raised by the text. In Discovering John Ruth Edwards covers the structure, content, theological concerns, key interpretive debates, and historical reception of the Gospel of John. Does John still have meaning for the church and contemporary society? Does it need to be reinterpreted for today's world? Is it anti-Semitic? Edwards expertly guides readers through these questions and others, helping those interested in this provocative, sometimes enigmatic Gospel to discover the answers for themselves.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Johannine Literature, John, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches

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Review by Karoline M. Lewis
Published 9/22/2016
Citation: Karoline M. Lewis, review of Ruth Edwards, Discovering John: Content, Interpretation, Reception, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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