A. Course Description
The course will explore the literary and theological aspects of the Fourth Gospel in order that its message is grasped and applied to our Christian life today. In particular, the course will explore the meaning of these following texts:
- The Prologue
- The witness of John Baptist on Jesus’ mission
- The “call” of the disciples
- The wedding at Cana
- The dialogue of Jesus with Nicodemus
- The revelation of Jesus about himself to the Samaritan woman
- The cure of a paralyzed man at the Pool of Bethesda on the Sabbath
- The multiplication of the loaves
- The cure of the man born blind
- The Good Shepherd
- The resurrection of Lazarus
- The conclusion of the first book of John
- The account of the Passion
- Barrett, C. K. The Gospel According toSt. John: An Introduction with Commentary and Notes on the Greek Text. 2nd ed. Philadelphia; Westminster Press, 1978.
- Beasley-Murray, George R. John. Word Biblical Commentary, 36. Waco: Word Books, 1987.
- Brown, Raymond E. The Gospel According to John. The Anchor Bible, 29, 29a. 2 Vols. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1966.
- Culpepper, R. Alan. Anatomy of the Fourth Gospel: A Study in Literary Design. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983.
- Moloney, Francis J., The Gospel of John. Sacra Pagina 4. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1998.
- Lindars, B., The Gospel of John. New Century Bible. London: Marshall Morgan & Scott, 1972.
- Michaels, J. Ramsey, The Gospel of John. New International Commentary on the New Testament . Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010.
- Talbert, Charles H., Reading John: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Fourth Gospel and the Johannine Epistles. Reading the New Testament series. New York: Crossroad, 1999
C. Course evaluation
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