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  • Copyright: 2011-10-01
  • Publisher: Baker Academic

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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 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 formatThis commentary, like each in the projected eighteen-volume series, proceeds by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse.

Author Biography

Jo-Ann A. Brant (PhD, McMaster University) is professor of Bible, religion, and philosophy at Goshen College and the author of Dialogue and Drama: Elements of Greek Tragedy in the Fourth Gospel.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tablesp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Abbreviationsp. xvii
Introductionp. 3
In the Beginningp. 21
The Prologue, and Morep. 23
Come and See: Jesus Reveals His Glory to His Disciplesp. 43
Jesus's Itinerant Ministryp. 65
Transforming Sacred Spacep. 67
God Works on the Sabbathp. 97
Bread and Circusesp. 113
Verbal Sparring at the Festival of Sukkothp. 131
A Second Sabbath Violation at a Second Poolp. 151
The Sweet Scent of Deathp. 170
Jesus's Triumphant Hourp. 187
Jesus the Triumphatorp. 189
After the Last Supperp. 199
The Farewell Addressp. 208
Behold the Manp. 231
Jesus's Resurrection: Endings and Epiloguesp. 263
Recognition and Reversalp. 265
Out of the Past and into the Futurep. 278
Bibliographyp. 291
Index of Subjectsp. 305
Index of Modern Authorsp. 313
Index of Scripture and Ancient Sourcesp. 315
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