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1, 2, 3 John (Word Biblical Commentary #51)

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Dr. Smalley's exhaustive commentary on the Greek text of the letters of John argues that they, together with the Fourth Gospel, record and reflect the spiritual history of the Johannine community itself. These letters contain theological, ethical and practical truths that are fundamental to the Christian position in every age: that Jesus is one with God as well as one with ...more
Hardcover, Revised Edition, 376 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Thomas Nelson Publishers (first published October 27th 1984)
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Mike Rue
Good material. Hard to navigate through. Very dry reading, but good content.
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Nov 07, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was my first volume of the Word Biblical Commentary series that I read in full. This is a very technical series that I really enjoyed, but readers beware. If you are not looking for a deep sophisticated dive into the text then this is probably not the commentary series for you.
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An absolute slog. Terribly written, and definitely aimed at those who can speak ancient Greek. What he said wasn't horrible, once he got to the point, but I wouldn't say it impressed me greatly either.
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