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Life in Abundance: Studies of John's Gospel in Tribute to Raymond E. Brown [Paperback]

By John R. Donahue (Editor)
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"Primarily a collection of essays (originally papers) and responses given at 'An International Conference on the Gospel of John: Life in Abundance,' held at St. Mary's Seminary and University in Maryland, October 16-18, 2003; the book includes presentations of Johannine theology, issues of interpretation, considerations of the work of Raymond Brown, and two homilies"--Provided by publisher.

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"Life in Abundance: Studies of John's Gospel in Tribute to Raymond E. Brown, SS" is a collection of essays, edited by John R. Donahue, SJ, which includes papers given at the An International Conference on the Gospel of John: Life in Abundance, - that was held at St. Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore in October 2003, attended by leading Johannine scholars. The published essays cover the state of Johannine studies, Johannine theology, issues of interpretation, and a comprehensive bibliography of the writings of Raymond E. Brown, SS

Chapters in "Part I: Johannine Studies: Challenges and Prospects "are - The Gospel of John: The Legacy of Raymond Brown and Beyond, - by Francis J. Moloney, SDB, response by R. Alan Culpepper; and "Future Directions of Johannine Studies, - by D. Moody Smith. Chapters in "Part II: Historical Context and the Gospel of John" are *The Whence and Whither of the Johannine Community, - by Robert Kysar, response by Hans-Joseph Klauck, OFM; *Methodological Considerations in the Study of John's Interaction with First-Century Judaism, - by Burton L. Visotzky, response by Adele Reinhartz; *Qumran Literature and the Johannine Writings, - by Joseph A. Fitzmeyer, SJ, response by Daniel Harrington, SJ Chapters in "Part III: Johannine Theology" are *The Death of Jesus and the Human Condition: Exploring the Theology of John's Gospel, - by Craig R. Koester, response by Gal O'Day; *The Resurrection (of the Body) in the Fourth Gospel: A Key to Johannine Spirituality, - by Sandra M. Schneiders, IHM, response by Donald Senior, CP Chapters in "Part IV: Interpreting the Work of Raymond Brown "are *Hermeneutics and the Fourth Gospel: Ricoeur and Brown on the Surplus of Meaning, - by Robert F. Leavitt, SS, response by Francis Schussler Fiorenza; *The Incarnate World Revealed: The Pastoral Writings of Raymond E. Brown, - by Ronald D. Witherup, SS Also includes a biography and bibliography, a sermon by Phyllis Trible, *Striving After Wind, - and a homily by John R. Donahue, SJ, *A Whisper from the Grave. -

"John R. Donahue, SJ, PhD, is the Raymond E. Brown Distinguished Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at St. Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore.""

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Studio: The Liturgical Press
Pages   313
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.98" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.69"
Weight:   0.96 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 2005
Publisher   Liturgical Press
ISBN  0814630111  
ISBN13  9780814630112  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., is a professor of New Testament at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and general editor of New Testament Abstracts. He is a past-president of the Catholic Biblical Association of America and is the author of The Gospel of Matthew and co-author of 1 Peter, Jude and 2 Peter in the Sacra Pagina series published by Liturgical Press.

John R. Donahue currently resides in the state of Maryland.

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A Fitting Tribute to a Great Scholar and Man  May 27, 2007
Tributes to scholars who have died are traditional providing the said scholar made a contribution to his field. Frather Raymond Brown did more than that. He was the outstanding Catholic scholar of the 20th century and a true priest and true man. I was his student in the 80's and during that period although I could never aspire to his height of intellect or scholarship he gently guided me to a deep love of God and what it meant to be a Christian. Life in Abundance is what Fr. Brown had and shared, and this tribute to him reflects not only the high scholarship of those that have followed him but those who loved him. This is the community of the Beloved diciple and not all of them are Christians. Fr. Brown would be pleased.
The Art and Product of Scripture Study  Jul 28, 2005
This work is a compilation of papers delivered at a 2003 conference addressing Johannine theology and dedicated to Raymond E. Brown, S.S., an internationally respected New Testament scholar. On one level, this is a work by scholars for scholars; however, it also has much to offer those interested in learning more about scripture study and, in particular, the place of John's gospel in the New Testament. In Craig R. Koester's chapter on the death of Jesus, for example, we learn that the story of the crucifixion in John has traditionally been studied in combination with the other three gospels, but critical scholarship moves in the opposite direction, looking at the four stories independently. In that light, Koester explains, John stands alone, telling of Jesus' triumph while the Synoptics focus on his suffering. The remainder of the chapter looks at the crucifixion as described by John "as an expression of love in human terms, as a sacrifice for sin, as conflict with evil, and as a revelation of divine glory."

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