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John (Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament)

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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 f
Paperback, 330 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Baker Academic
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Dec 13, 2012 Ethan rated it liked it
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A commentary on the Gospel of John placing particular emphasis on John's use of rhetorical and literary strategies and tropes.

The commentary sticks closely to the text as a unit; save for 7:53-8:11, the text is considered as coming from one author. The author of the commentary introduces each section, traces the narrative flow of each section, and then considers some of the theological issues raised by each section.

The great strength of this commentary is the rhetorical and literary analysis. T
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Other Books in the Series

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament (1 - 10 of 14 books)
  • Matthew
  • Mark
  • Luke (Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament)
  • Acts
  • Romans
  • First Corinthians
  • Second Corinthians
  • Galatians (Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament)
  • Ephesians and Colossians
  • Hebrews

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