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Uniform Title Bible. Epistles of John. English. Brown. 1982.
Title The Epistles of John / translated, with introduction, notes, and commentary, by Raymond E. Brown.

Publication Info. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1982.


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 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  220.5 AN21 V.30    Check Shelf
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Edition First edition.
Description xxviii, 812 pages ; 25 cm.
Series The Anchor Bible ; v. 30
Bible. English. Anchor Bible. 1964 ; v. 30.
Contents Information from tradition -- Designation as Catholic Epistles and Epistles of John -- Attitudes toward these epistles in the first five centuries -- Problems of Johannine authorship -- Did the same author write all three epistles? -- Did the same author write the fourth Gospel and the epistles? -- In what sequence were the Gospel and the epistles written? -- Source theories for the origin of I John -- The German theory of an antithetical-statement source -- Other source theories -- Origin of I and II John belong in a struggle with adversaries -- Which views in I and II John belong to the adversaries -- Resconstructed portrait of the adversaries -- The theory adopted in this commentary -- Brief statement of theory -- The secessionists' relation to the fourth Gospel -- The epistolary author's relation to the fourth Gospel -- The aftermath -- Structure and text -- The structure of I John -- The text of the epistles -- General bibliography for the Johannine Epistles -- Bibliographies; surveys -- Commentaries or general analyses -- Epistolary theology -- Authorship issues -- Source theories -- Life and setting of the community -- Structure of I John -- Text -- Miscellaneous works cited in this commentary -- The First Epistle of John -- The prologue (1:1-4) -- The Gospel of God as Light; three boasts and three opposite hypotheses (1:5--2:2) -- Three claims of intimate knowledge of God to be tested by behavior (2:3-11) -- Admonitions to believers: having conquered the evil one, they must resist the world (2:12-17) -- Warning against the secessionists as antichrists who deny the Son and the Father (2:18-27) -- God's children versus the devil's children (2:28--3:10) -- The Gospel of loving one another (3:11-24) -- The spirits of truth and deceit, and their respective adherents (4:1-6) -- Loving one another as a way of abiding in and loving God (4:7--5:4a) -- Faith as conqueror of the world and the role of testimony (5:4b-12) -- The conclusion (5:13-21) -- The Second Epistle of John -- The Third Epistle of John.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 786-787).
Note Includes indexes.
Subject Bible. Epistles of John -- Commentaries.
Brieven van Johannes (bijbelboeken)
Added Author Brown, Raymond E. (Raymond Edward), 1928-1998.
ISBN 0385056869: $14.00
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