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The historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel

by Scott, Ernest Findlay

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston and New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernest F. Scott.
    SeriesModern religious problems, ed. by A. W. Vernon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2615 .S38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p.
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7012938M
    LC Control Number09028490
    OCLC/WorldCa1337191

    Always look for author signed books. An author signature (by a significant and recognized writer) can mean an increase in value of ten times or more the ordinary value of the book in most cases. For example, as stated above, an unsigned copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night without a dust jacket might bring around $ With a. To others, the evidence suggests that 1 John was written after the fourth gospel as part of a debate on the proper interpretation of that gospel. Whatever its relation to the gospel, 1 John may be dated toward the end of the first century. Unlike 2 and 3 John, it lacks in .

    The "Gospel of Judas" would be a document of this sort, which could have great historical value, since it contributes to our knowledge of the Gnostic movement, but it poses no direct challenge to Christianity. Q: Is it true that the Church has tried to cover up this text and other apocryphal texts? Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Types of biblical hermeneutics: As has been said, the importance of biblical hermeneutics has lain in the Bible’s status as a sacred book in Judaism and Christianity, recording a divine revelation or reproducing divine oracles. The “oracles” are primarily prophetic utterances, but often their narrative setting has also come to acquire oracular.

    The application of the historical method to the Bible as a historical text was a path that had to be taken. If we believe that Christ is real history, and not myth, then the testimony concerning him has to be historically accessible as well. In this sense, the historical method has also given us many gifts. The Interpretation of the Fourth Gospel represents the culmination of a lifetime's reflection on its subject by one of this century's most distinguished New Testament scholars, and will continue to stimulate and provoke generations of : C. H. Dodd.


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The historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel by Scott, Ernest Findlay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel. [Ernest Findlay Scott]. Methodology. In evaluating the historical reliability of the Gospels, scholars consider authorship and date of composition, intention and genre, gospel sources and oral tradition, textual criticism, and historical authenticity of specific sayings and narrative events.

Scope and genre "Gospel" or "gospels" is the standard term for the four New Testament books carrying the names of Matthew, Mark. The Gospel of John is the fourth of the canonical gospels. Like the other gospels it is anonymous, although it identifies an unnamed "disciple whom Jesus loved" as the source of its reached its final form around AD 90–, most likely within a "Johannine community", but the reconstruction of this community, and therefore the social, religious and historical context of the.

The Fourth Gospel has been called 'a pool in which small children can paddle and elephants can swim'. I doubt whether the same can be said of the literature about the Fourth Gospel, which bears a much closer resemblance to the vast Atlantic ocean as viewed from Europe before the time of Columbus: it appears deep, stormy, treacherous and uncrossable.

The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Traditions. Baker Academic, This has quickly become the best book on the historical reliability of the synoptic Gospels, but it can get very technical.

Inexperienced readers may work their way through it after reading Roberts’ book and my series, perhaps. The book examines six long narratives of the Fourth Gospel, arguing that they are best understood as 'symbolic narrative'.

They display a unique cohesion of symbol and narrative: the narrative unfolds the symbol and the symbol draws out the narrative. This process occurs as the character struggles to understand the symbolic meaning.

The historical reliability of the gospels is an important part of their witness to the world. Craig Blomberg addresses questions, skeptical arguments, and methodology in an effort to communicate the validity of the gospel texts.

Gleaning from research done by the Gospels Research Project of Tyndale House, Blomberg makes the dense academic findings accessible. The Book of Mormon is one of the most influential, as well as controversial, religious documents in American history, and is regarded as sacred scripture by followers around the world, including members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the fourth-largest religious body in the United States.

The Fourth Gospel was thought to belong to a mysterious figure referred to in the book as 'the Beloved Disciple' (see, e.g., John ), who would have been one of Jesus' closest followers.

The three closest to Jesus, in our early traditions, were Peter, James, and John. Peter was already explicitly named in the Fourth Gospel, so he could.

Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The critical study of biblical literature: exegesis and hermeneutics: Exegesis, or critical interpretation, and hermeneutics, or the science of interpretive principles, of the Bible have been used by both Jews and Christians throughout their histories for various purposes.

The most common purpose has been discovering the truths and values of the Old. Fortress Press Studies in John offers the latest in Johannine research. This collection provides a thorough introduction to the Gospel of John’s literary, historical, and theological aspects, analyzes the scholarly and religious implications of the Gospel’s use of symbolism, studies the Gospel’s narrative elements through a literary-criticism lens, and addresses the resurrection and.

Second, unlike the other Gospel authors, the author of the fourth Gospel implies that he was the unnamed disciple of John the Baptist who followed Jesus early on, thus making him the earliest follower of Jesus to write a Gospel (see John –40). This suggestion might be a subtle hint left by the author to establish the authority of his work.

In Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World, bishop and social activist John Shelby Spong argues that years of biblical scholarship has been withheld from lay this brilliant follow-up to Spong’s previous books Eternal Life and Jesus for the Non-Religious, Spong not only reveals the crucial truths that have long been kept hidden from the public eye, but also explores /5().

Scott, Ernest Findlay, The historical and religious value of the fourth Gospel. (London: Constable and co., ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Scott, Ernest Findlay, The historical and religious value of the fourth gospel / (Boston:.

THE EUCHARISTIC THEOLOGY OF THE 4 th GOSPEL (under publication in the Global Bible Commentary) A. INTRODUCTION. The Fourth Gospel, or the “Gospel of John” as it is traditionally called (henceforth GJ), is unique in world religious literature, because it challenges the conventional approach to many religious issues.

Ironically, it is also the theological treatise that has shaped the. The Community of Eternal Life is a work which employs a peculiar exegetical methodology of a four-level reading of the text to demonstrate the fact that the vision of eternal life played a key role in holding together the disparate groups that lie behind the Fourth Gospel and the three Johannine : Curt LeMay.

BRANT PITRE (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame) is Professor of Sacred Scripture at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. He is the author of the bestselling book Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper and Jesus the Bridegroom: The Greatest Love Story Ever Pitre is a highly sought after speaker and has produced dozens of Bible studies on CD /5().

The most radical attacks on the historical Jesus in recent years (s) have come from: a. the participants of the "First Quest" for the historical Jesus b. the participants of the "New Quest" for the historical Jesus c.

the participants of the "Third Quest" for the historical Jesus d. The Inside Story of a Controversial New Text About Jesus In her book The Gospel of Mary had identified one of the Coptic papyri as a second-to fourth-century A.D. fragment of the. There are, however, a number of features in the fourth gospel which can only be accepted as apostolic by an undue depreciation of the historical value of the Marcan framework.

Thus Jesus’ Messiahship is proclaimed from the beginning by John the Baptist (), by Jesus’ disciples (), and by Jesus himself (e.g. ); this contradicts. Authorship The Apostle John is usually credited with the authorship of the fourth Gospel. First of all, the author had to have been an eyewitness of the ministry of Jesus (; ; ).He would have also had a decent familiarity with Palestine before the destruction of the temple in AD 70, and would have been familiar with the Jewish way of life.The Johannine literature includes the Fourth Gospel, three letters, and the Book of Revelation.

While they no doubt share a common background, the Book of Revelation is quite different in terms of genre and purpose and should be left to another discussion.The Fourth Gospel contains language and conceptions so distinct from the synoptics that scholars are often faced with the question of its historical origins.

Originally, scholars believed the main source for the Gospel of John to be Jewish wisdom literature, Philo, the Hermetic books and the Mandaean writings, leading to the idea that John was.