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Johannine Studies 1975–2017
Moloney, Francis J.

Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017 pp. xvi + 660. $284.00

Series Information
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, 372

Description: The voice of Francis J. Moloney has been heard in Johannine studies for many decades. This volume gathers shorter journal articles from a publishing career that began in 1975, placing them together with new studies that appear for this first time, and thus complementing Moloney's already well-known commentary and scholarly monographs on the Fourth Gospel. The author's work has encompassed all areas of Johannine scholarship - the world that produced and first received the Fourth Gospel, its theology and Christology, and critical analysis of much-discussed passages. Well known for his extensive use of narrative and reader-response criticism, Francis J. Moloney has in more recent years developed an interpretation of the gospel which suggests that the author(s) of this narrative regarded their work as the -completion- of scripture. This unique collection therefore not only provides the past publications of a significant Johannine scholar, but also reflects the development of Johannine scholarship from 1975 until today.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Johannine Literature, Literature

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Review by Stan Harstine
Published 5/24/2018
Citation: Stan Harstine, review of Francis J. Moloney, Johannine Studies 1975–2017, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2018).

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