By Jan G. van der Watt,R. Alan Culpepper,Udo Schnelle

A key to knowing the Gospel of John is, in lots of respects, its prologue; but questions relating to its foundation and heritage, its constitution, use of Greek philosophical phrases, and certainly its dating to the remainder of the gospel nonetheless stay open. The papers during this quantity tackle each one of those questions and have been offered on the first assembly of the Colloquium Ioanneum, a bunch of uncommon overseas Johannine students generally representing diversified nationalities, spiritual traditions and techniques to the gospel. the 1st half deals differing exams of the historical past, literary, and theological components of the prologue, whereas the second one examines presuppositions, tools, and views interested by philosophical interpretation of the Gospel of John.

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