Item description for John (Westminster Bible Companion) by Gail R. O'Day & Susan E. Hylen...
Overview The Gospel of John is one of the most beloved books in the Christian canon. Its stories and images have long captured the imaginations of Christians. Not only is it one of the most popular writings of the New Testament, but many aspects of its style and outlook are distinctive. In this clear, thorough, and accessible commentary on the Gospel of John, scholars Gail O'Day and Susan Hylen explore and explain the Gospel's distinctive qualities. This accessible study of the Gospel of John is written for clergy and laypeople who wish to deepen their understanding of the Fourth Gospel. It is informed by the best contemporary scholarship on John but is free of obscure details and jargon.
The Gospel of John is one of the most beloved books in the Christian canon. Its stories and images have long captured the imaginations of Christians. Not only is it one of the most popular writings of the New Testament, but many aspects of its style and outlook are distinctive. In this clear, thorough, and accessible commentary on the Gospel of John, scholars Gail O'Day and Susan Hylen explore and explain this Gospel's distinctive qualities.
Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.73 lbs.
Release Date Apr 3, 2006
Publisher PRESBYTERIAN PUBLISHING #86
Series Westminster Bible Companion
ISBN 0664252605 ISBN13 9780664252601
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More About Gail R. O'Day & Susan E. Hylen
Gail R. O'Day is Almar H. Shatford Professor of Preaching and New Testament and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. She is the author of numerous books and articles on the Gospel of John, including the John commentary for the New Interpreter's Bible. In addition to the Gospel of John, her research and teaching interests include literary criticism and biblical studies, history of biblical interpretation, and biblical hermeneutics and preaching.
Gail R. O'Day was born in 1954.
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