John's Wisdom : A Commentary on the Fourth Gospel

John's Wisdom : A Commentary on the Fourth Gospel

Book Title: John's Wisdom : A Commentary on the Fourth Gospel

Author: Ben Witherington

Format: Paperback | 424 pages

Publication Date: 01 Nov 1995

ISBN-13: 9780664256210

Jesus as depicted in the Fourth Gospel is remarkably dissimilar to the Jesus found in the Synoptic Gospels. In this book, Ben Witherington III places the Gospel of John within its proper literary, historical, social, and theological contexts, especially those dealing with the wisdom traditions of Hellenistic Judaism. What emerges is a compelling argument that the Gospel of John has an agenda for mission in addition to concerns for discipleship and community life.