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Books on the Gospel of John

From Advent through Easter, St. Lydia’s will be exploring the Gospel of John.  If you’re interested in learning more about the fourth gospel, Emily recommends the following texts:

Written That You May Believe,” an intriguing and readable introduction to the Gospel with a femenist perspective, by Sandra M. Schneiders.


Raymond E. Brown reconstructs the history of the Johannine Community in his work, “The Community of the Beloved Disciple,” and offers succinct commentary on the text itself in “The Gospel and Epistles of John.”


FInally, Craig R. Koester provides a introduction to the themes and motifs of John in his book, “Symbolism in the Fourth Gospel.”



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