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How John Works: Storytelling in the Fourth Gospel
Estes, Douglas and Ruth Sheridan, editors

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016 pp. xii + 347. $46.95

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Description: In this book, a group of international scholars go in detail to explain how the author of the Gospel of John uses a variety of narrative strategies to best tell his story. More than a commentary, this book offers a glimpse at the way an ancient author created and used narrative features such as genre, character, style, persuasion, and even time and space to shape a dramatic story of the life of Jesus.

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

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Review by R. Alan Culpepper
Published 7/27/2017
Citation: R. Alan Culpepper, review of Douglas Estes and Ruth Sheridan, eds., How John Works: Storytelling in the Fourth Gospel, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


Review by Andrew Byers
Published 7/27/2017
Citation: Andrew Byers, review of Douglas Estes and Ruth Sheridan, eds., How John Works: Storytelling in the Fourth Gospel, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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