John's Apologetic Christology: Legitimation and Development by James F. McGrath

By James F. McGrath

The Gospel based on John offers Jesus in a special means compared with different New testomony writings. students have lengthy questioned and reflected over why this could be. during this publication, James McGrath bargains a powerful clarification of ways and why the writer of the Fourth Gospel arrived at a christological portrait of Jesus that's so various from that of alternative New testomony authors, and but even as truly has its roots in prior culture. McGrath means that because the writer of this Gospel sought to safeguard his ideals approximately Jesus opposed to the objections introduced through competitors, he built and drew out extra implications from the ideals he inherited. The ebook stories this procedure utilizing insights from the sector of sociology which is helping to carry methodological readability to the real factor of the improvement of Johannine Christology.

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