Description: In this addition to the well-received Paideia series, Jo-Ann Brant examines cultural context and theological meaning in John. Paideia commentaries explore how New Testament texts form Christian readers by
• attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs
• showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits
• commenting on the final, canonical form of each New Testament book
• focusing on the cultural, literary, and theological settings of the text
• making judicious use of maps, photos, and sidebars in a reader-friendly format
This commentary, like each in the projected eighteen-volume series, proceeds by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Johannine Literature, John, Literature
Review by Matthew Gordley
Citation: Matthew Gordley, review of Jo-Ann A. Brant, John, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).
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