Providing an in-depth and holistic view of Johannine theology, this exhaustive reference explores introductory issues, literary foundations, and the historical framework crucial to its interpretation. Studying major themes---including salvation, the cosmic trial motif, the new messianic community, and John's love ethic---Kostenberger also demonstrates how they relate to the other New Testament books. 656 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 656 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2009 Dimensions: 9.13 X 7.38 (inches)
The first title in Zondervans new, eight-volume Biblical Theology of the New Testament series, this landmark textbook by leading Johannine scholar Andreas Köstenberger thoroughly explores Johns Gospel and letters and relates them to the rest of the New Testament and the Bible as a whole. This is by far the most comprehensive treatment of Johns writings available and makes an ideal college- or seminary-level text.
Andreas Köstenberger is Senior Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is the author of numerous works on John, including his commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series, 'John' in Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, and John in Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary.