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historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel

Ernest Findlay Scott

historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel

by Ernest Findlay Scott

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Published by Pilgrim Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernest F. Scott.
    SeriesModern religious problems / A. W. Vernon
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20721747M

      The Community of Eternal Life is a work which employs a peculiar exegetical methodology of a four-level reading of the text to demonstrate the fact that the vision of eternal life played a key role in holding together the disparate groups that lie behind the Fourth Gospel and the three Johannine : Curt LeMay.   This volume, a part of the New Testament Library series, surveys the scholarly work that has been done concerning the book of John. J. Louis Martyn also provides his own reading of the forth Gospel. The New Testament Library offers authoritative commentary on every book and major aspect of the New Testament, as well as classic volumes of scholarship.5/5(2).

    THE EUCHARISTIC THEOLOGY OF THE 4 th GOSPEL (under publication in the Global Bible Commentary) A. INTRODUCTION. The Fourth Gospel, or the “Gospel of John” as it is traditionally called (henceforth GJ), is unique in world religious literature, because it challenges the conventional approach to many religious issues. Ironically, it is also the theological treatise that has shaped the. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® 5% Back on All B&N Purchases. Learn More. Barnes & Noble Café. Relax and Refuel. Visit BN Café. Become a B&N Member. Members Save Every Day. Learn More.

    The Inside Story of a Controversial New Text About Jesus According to a top religion scholar, this 1,year-old text fragment suggests some early Christians believed Jesus was married—possibly. The most radical attacks on the historical Jesus in recent years (s) have come from: a. the participants of the "First Quest" for the historical Jesus b. the participants of the "New Quest" for the historical Jesus c. the participants of the "Third Quest" for the historical Jesus d. .


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Historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel by Ernest Findlay Scott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel. [Ernest Findlay Scott]. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The fourth Gospel: The Gospel According to John: John is the last Gospel and, in many ways, different from the Synoptic Gospels.

The question in the Synoptic Gospels concerns the extent to which the divine reality broke into history in Jesus’ coming, and the answers are given in terms of the closeness of the new age. Methodology. In evaluating the historical reliability of the Gospels, scholars consider authorship and date of composition, intention and genre, gospel sources and oral tradition, textual criticism, and historical authenticity of specific sayings and narrative events.

Scope and genre "Gospel" or "gospels" is the standard term for the four New Testament books carrying the names of Matthew, Mark. The Gospel of John (Greek: Εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Ἰωάννην, romanized: Euangélion katà Iōánnēn) is the fourth of the canonical gospels.

The book is written anonymously, although it identifies an unnamed "disciple whom Jesus loved" as the source of its traditions, and reached its final form around AD 90–It most likely reflects a historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel book community" in conflict with. History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel.

3d ed. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, Martyns central thesis in History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel is that the Fourth Gospel is a polemic work against the Jewish synagogues by a masterful redactor belonging to a Johannine community, whose identity was a Jewish-Christian group converted /5.

Books shelved as religious-historical-fiction: The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, Abinadi by H.B. Moore, Come Unto Me by Gerald N.

Lund, A Season of Joy by G. To distinguish between history and interpretation is difficult in all the gospels, and perhaps most difficult in the Fourth Gospel.

In his sequel to The Interpretation of the Fourth Gospel, Dr Dodd attempts, with the historical question in mind, to discover the particular strain Cited by: The Fourth Gospel has been called 'a pool in which small children can paddle and elephants can swim'.

I doubt whether the same can be said of the literature about the Fourth Gospel, which bears a much closer resemblance to the vast Atlantic ocean as viewed from Europe before the time of Columbus: it appears deep, stormy, treacherous and uncrossable. The Gospel of John and the Religious Quest argues that at its origin the fourth Gospel was part of a dialogue with various religious traditions, and that to this day it is being used in active dialogue with those who live in traditions other than the Christian.

In the first part of the book, Johannes Nissen analyzes a number of texts he selected with the assertion that they are centrally.

Historical Tradition in the Fourth Gospel (Modern Religious Problems) [Ernest F. Scott, D. D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Historical Tradition in the Fourth Gospel (Modern Religious Problems)Author: D.

Ernest F. Scott. the Fourth Gospel had special value not only as a theological docu- ment but also as a historical source for the life and teachings of 3 lrenaeus, Against Heresies File Size: 86KB. The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Traditions.

Baker Academic, This has quickly become the best book on the historical reliability of the synoptic Gospels, but it can get very technical. Inexperienced readers may work their way through it after reading Roberts’ book and my series, perhaps.

neither the fourth gospel nor the synoptics purport to be more than a secondary source for the life, ministry, passion and resurrection of Jesus. For his part, Morris jumps rather quickly from the independence of the tradition in the fourth gospel to the historical trustworthiness of that tradition.

To distinguish between history and interpretation is difficult in all the gospels, and perhaps most difficult in the Fourth Gospel. In his sequel to The Interpretation of the Fourth Gospel, Dr Dodd attempts, with the historical question in mind, to discover the particular strain of common tradition on which the unknown author worked.

This detailed study of St John's Gospel is in two parts. The book examines six long narratives of the Fourth Gospel, arguing that they are best understood as 'symbolic narrative'.

They display a unique cohesion of symbol and narrative: the narrative unfolds the symbol and the symbol draws out the narrative. This process occurs as the character struggles to understand the symbolic meaning. The historical reliability of the gospels is an important part of their witness to the world.

Craig Blomberg addresses questions, skeptical arguments, and methodology in an effort to communicate the validity of the gospel texts.

Gleaning from research done by the Gospels Research Project of Tyndale House, Blomberg makes the dense academic findings accessible. They differ in this respect, not only from every other type of historical document, but also from every other type of religious document. The Book of Mormon and the Koran purport to be dictated by an angel to the founder of the religion.

Virtually every other book-based religion bases their religion on a. Always look for author signed books. An author signature (by a significant and recognized writer) can mean an increase in value of ten times or more the ordinary value of the book in most cases. For example, as stated above, an unsigned copy of F.

Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night without a dust jacket might bring around $ With a. The Fourth Gospel was thought to belong to a mysterious figure referred to in the book as 'the Beloved Disciple' (see, e.g., John ), who would have been one of Jesus' closest followers.

The three closest to Jesus, in our early traditions, were Peter, James, and John. Peter was already explicitly named in the Fourth Gospel, so he could.

Buy Historical Tradition in the Fourth Gospel New Ed by Dodd, C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). Read this book on Questia.

The first comprehensive study of St. John's Gospel in forty years, this book provides new and coherent answers to what Rudolf Baltmann regarded as the two great riddles of the Gospel: its position in the history of Christian thought, and its central or governing idea.The Book of Mormon is one of the most influential, as well as controversial, religious documents in American history, and is regarded as sacred scripture by followers around the world, including members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the fourth-largest religious body in the United States.Second, unlike the other Gospel authors, the author of the fourth Gospel implies that he was the unnamed disciple of John the Baptist who followed Jesus early on, thus making him the earliest follower of Jesus to write a Gospel (see John –40).

This suggestion might be a subtle hint left by the author to establish the authority of his work.