Part of the genius of the Gospel of John comes from how the author infuses the gospel message into every part of the Gospel. In The Gospel of John: A Thematic Approach, Jackson Painter investigates John's literary-theological strategy by identifying seven key themes and showing the reader how to detect them in any portion of the Gospel as well as how to see the themes interacting with one another to create John's distinct theological message about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. The author gives numerous examples of the elements and motifs that comprise the themes and presents three studies that illustrate how the themes interact. Students of the Gospel of John will come away with a newfound ability to understand and interpret the Gospel of John.At some point in each thematic essay, I will address how the cross plays a role in that particular theme. The rest of the book includes two major parts and a short appendix. Part One systematically delves into each theme and the motifs whichanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Gospel of John: A Thematic Approach|
|Author||:||R. Jackson Painter|
|Publisher||:||Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2010-12-03|