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The Johannine Corpus in the Early Church

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The books traditionally associated with John the Apostle constitute a major portion of the Christian New Testament. The influence of these books, particularly the Gospel according to John and the book of Revelation, has been immense both in Christianity and in Western culture. This study provides a fresh examination of how these books were accepted--or not accepted--in the early Church, and in so doing demonstrates why long-held theories about them must be discarded and replaced.

About the Author

Charles E. Hill is Professor of New Testament at the Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Orthodox Johannophobia Theory

1. The Making of a Consensus

2. The State of the Question

3. Consequences of the Question

4. The Three Empirical Bases for the Consensus

5. The Orientation of the Following Study

6. An Observation about Method: The Quotation Standard

Part II: The Johannine Writings in the Second Century

7. John among the Orthodox c.170-200

8. John and 'The Gnostics'

9. John among the Orthodox, before 170

Part III: The Evidence for a Johannine Corpus

10. Evidence from Common Use

11. Evidence from Intertextual Use

12. The Manuscript Evidence

13. The Johannine Writings, in Corpus and Canon

Part IV: Brief Concluding Essay

14. The Myth of Orthodox Johannophobia

15. The Consciousness of a Johannine Corpus

16. Johannine Origins and History

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199264582
Author:
Hill, Charles E.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Charles E.
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Christianity - History - General
Subject:
Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - New Testament
Subject:
2nd century
Subject:
Theology | History of Christianity | Early Church
Subject:
Religion and Theology | History of Christianity | Early Church
Subject:
Church history - 2nd century
Subject:
Religion & Theology | History of Christianity | Early Church
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
11 halftones, 1 line illus.
Pages:
552
Dimensions:
6.1 x 9.3 x 1.4 in 2.369 lb

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