Reading the Gospel of Johnís Christology as Jewish Messianism: Royal, Prophetic, and Divine Messiahs
Reynolds, Benjamin E. and Gabriele Boccaccini, editors
Leiden: Brill, 2018 pp. xix + 489. $179.00
Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, 106
Description: The essays in Reading the Gospel of John's Christology as Jewish Messianism: Royal, Prophetic, and Divine Messiahs seek to interpret John's Jesus as part of Second Temple Jewish messianic expectations. Contributors include: Paul Anderson, Gabriele Boccaccini, Crispin Fletcher-Louis, Charles Gieschen, William Loader, James McGrath, Jocelyn McWhirter, Marida Nicolaci, Adele Reinhartz, Benjamin Reynolds, Beth Stovell, Andrea Taschl-Erber, Meredith Warren, Catrin Williams, Joel Willitts, Ruben Zimmermann. Earlier versions of the essays were given at the Sixth Nangeroni Meeting of the Enoch Seminar, held at Camaldoli in June 2016.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Johannine Literature, John, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism, Theological Approaches, Theological Interpretation
Review by Chris Kugler
Citation: Chris Kugler, review of Benjamin E. Reynolds and Gabriele Boccaccini, eds., Reading the Gospel of Johnís Christology as Jewish Messianism: Royal, Prophetic, and Divine Messiahs, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).
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