Among the Gospels, John's is unique. It has a structure with long conversations and extended debates, and much of its content is not found elsewhere. Jesus' relationship to the Father and his teaching on the Holy Spirit are given special prominence. Ultimately, faith, believing in Jesus, is at the center—with signs highlighted to provoke faith, and stories of those who responded to Jesus as examples of faith. Colin Kruse ably shows how the Fourth Gospel weaves its themes of belief and unbelief into its rich Christology.
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Distinctive Features of the Fourth Gospel
The Fourth Gospel and the Letters of John: A Scenario
Composition of the Fourth Gospel
Purpose and Readership
Date and Place of Writing
Recent Trends in the Interpretation of the Fourth Gospel
Theology of the Fourth Gospel
Structure of the Fourth Gospel