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The Gospel according to John (Greek: Εὐαγγέλιον κατὰ Ἰωάννην, romanized: Euangélion katà Iōánnēn, also known as the Gospel of John, or simply John) is the fourth of the four canonical contains a highly schematic account of the ministry of Jesus, with seven "signs" culminating in the raising of Lazarus (foreshadowing the resurrection of Jesus) and seven. The Gospel begins with John the Baptist calling Jesus the Lamb of God (). Just as Moses in the Book of Exodus prescribed the sacrificial Lamb must be eaten for the first-born son to have life at the Passover, so we must partake of Jesus, the Lamb of God, at the Eucharistic Sacrifice to have eternal life. St. John in his Gospel utilizes the. Of the commentaries of the Greek Fathers, the books of Origen dealing with this portion of the Gospel are no longer extant; only a portion of the commentary of St. Cyril of Alexandria has reached us, while the homilies of St. John Chrysostom on the Fourth Gospel must be considered a treatment of selected passages rather than of the whole text. 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.. 2 The same was in the beginning with God.. 3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.. 5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.. 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
I remember in college studying the new testament and the general attitude towards the gospel of St. John-- which was that John was a confusing gospel and no one really understands it. Well someone does! His name is Rudolf Steiner:) Seriously, this book intensely reinvigorated my interest in the gospels and Christianity as a s: The Gospel of St. John book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 12 lectures, Hamburg, May , (CW )During Penteco /5(3). The authorship of the Johannine works—the Gospel of John, Epistles of John, and the Book of Revelation—has been debated by scholars since at least the 2nd century AD. The main debate centers on who authored the writings, and which of the writings, if any, can be ascribed to a common author. There may have been a single author for the gospel and the three epistles. 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 The same was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN The Gospel according to John is quite different in character from the three synoptic gospels. It is highly literary and symbolic. It does not follow the same order or reproduce the same stories as the synoptic gospels. To a much greater degree, it is the product of a developed theological reflection and grows out of a different circle and tradition. 6 God sent a man, John the Baptist, # Greek a man named John. 7 to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. 8 John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. 9 The one who is the true light, who gives light to . Librarian Note: There is more than one author by this name in the Goodreads database. John Marsh was Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford, and author of The Fullness of Time (Nisbet) and A Year with the Bible (SCM Press)/5(15). Revelation to John, also called Book of Revelation or Apocalypse of John, abbreviation Revelation, last book of the New is the only book of the New Testament classified as apocalyptic literature rather than didactic or historical, indicating thereby its extensive use of visions, symbols, and allegory, especially in connection with future events.