Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist
Author(s): Warren Carter
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2006
Product Number: EB00005031
Released: Jun 01, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441237163
Publisher: Baker Academic
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The Final Volume in a Well-Received Gospel Study John: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist is an accessible introduction to the Fourth Gospel. This book examines three aspects of John's Gospel: John's telling of the story of Jesus, his interpretation of Jesus for his readers, and his formulation of all of this into the Gospel of Jesus. Carter surveys the central issues of this Gospel and engages with narrative and historical approaches, the two dominant methods used in interpreting John's Gospel. In addition, he introduces his readers to a consideration of the Gospel's negotiation of the Roman imperial world. This book is written for college and seminary students, clergy seeking resources for teaching and preaching, and the laity, especially Bible study groups who like to engage a topic in some depth.