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John, Gospel of
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I. Introductory Issues – II. Literary Features – III. Religio-historical Parallels – IV. Theology

The Fourth Gospel provides a totally independent witness for the theological interpretation of the figure of Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ: I, 1). Although stylistically homogeneous, it combines distinct perspectives. The most Jewish of the Gospels, it nevertheless contains polemic against “the Jews” as s…

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Attridge, Harold W., “John, Gospel of”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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