1 2 & 3 John : Sacra Pagina Hardback
1, 2, and 3 John
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1 2 & 3 John : Sacra Pagina
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Painter explains the historical context of the Johannine Epistles using a socio-rhetorical approach. The writings are shown to reflect a situation of conflict and schism within the Johannine community; they seek to persuade the readers of the truth of the writer's message. In this truth, the readers are encouraged to abide if they would have the assurance of eternal life.
Painter also examines the inseparable connection between belief and ethical life in active love for one another. Through the socio-rhetorical approach Painter brings to light the continuing relevance of these writings.
1, 2, and 3 John is divided into two parts. Chapters under 1 John are "Introduction to the Exegesis of 1 John," Outline of 1 John, First Presentation of the Two Tests (1:6-2:27), Excursus: Sin and Sinlessness, Excursus: Love of the Brother/Sister: of One Another, Excursus: The Antichrist, Second Presentation of the Two Tests (2:28-4:6), Third Presentation of the Two Tests (4:7-5:12), Conclusion (5:13-21), and Excursus: A Sin Unto Death.'
Chapters under 2 and 3 John are 2 John, Introduction to the Exegesis of 2 John, Outline of 2 John, Prescripti 2 John 1-3, Body of the Letter (4-11), Notice of Intention to Visit (12), and Final Greetings (13), 3 John, Introduction to the Exegesis of 3 John, Outline of 3 John, Prescript: 3 John 1-2, Body of Letter (3-12), and Final Greetings (13-15).
John Painter is the Foundation Professor of Theology at Charles Sturt University in Canberra, Australia.
1 2 & 3 John : Sacra Pagina by John Painter was published by Liturgical Press in January 1993 and is our 47171st best seller. The ISBN for 1 2 & 3 John : Sacra Pagina is 9780814658123.
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|Page last updated||26th September 2016|
|Author / Artist||John Painter|
|Publisher||Liturgical Press (January 1993)|
|Number of Pages||432|