New PDF release: Encountering Jesus: Character Studies in the Gospel of John

By Cornelis Bennema

ISBN-10: 1451470061

ISBN-13: 9781451470062

The final thirty years have noticeable an elevated curiosity within the Bible as literature and tale. but “character” seems to be missed in either literary idea and narrative feedback. certainly, there isn't even contract among students on find out how to process, study and classify characters.

employing a finished thought of personality to the Gospel of John, Cornelis Bennema offers a clean research of either the characters and their responses to Jesus. whereas nearly all of students view so much Johannine characters as “flat,” Bennema demonstrates that many are advanced, constructing, and “round.” John’s extensive array of characters and their responses to Jesus correspond to humans and their offerings in genuine lifestyles in any tradition and time. This publication highlights how John’s Gospel seeks to problem its readers, previous and current, approximately the place they stand in terms of Jesus.

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