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The Gospel according to John
A Theological Commentary
PAPERBACK; Published: 8/21/2018
ISBN: 978-0-8028-7595-2
Price: $ 65.00
735 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 6" x 9"
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Series: Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentaries

New in the Eerdmans Classic Biblical Commentaries collection

In this commentary on John—originally published in Dutch in 1987 and translated into English a decade later—Herman Ridderbos engages the host of twentieth-century interpretations while also developing his own integral understanding of John in which the Gospel emerges as a profoundly theological work.

Beginning with a theological introduction on “the peculiar character of the Fourth Gospel,” Ridderbos uses verse-by-verse exposition to unpack John’s distinctive apostolic character, offering expert literary and homiletical exegesis of the Fourth Gospel “as the Christian church adopted it.”
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“A rich resource for any preacher or student. . . . Ridderbos effectively displays the historical and conceptual coherence of the Gospel of John.”
— Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
Ridderbos’s commentary reflects balanced scholarship that endeavors to come to grips with what John was trying to say in his portrayal of Jesus. . . . A splendid example of theological analysis without postulatingredactional layers and a significant addition to works on John.”

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