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Characters and Characterization in the Gospel of John is Here!

March 25, 2013
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My book, Characters and Characterization in the Gospel of John arrived today and is now available in the UK (order here). Apparently the e-book is also available. I’m sure you will want to pick up several copies to give out as Easter gifts. What better gift could your child find in his/her Easter basket on that joyous morn?

Here’s the table of contents:

1. Characters and Characterization in the Gospel of John: Reflections on the Status QuaestionisChristopher W. Skinner

Part One: Methods and Models for Reading Johannine Character

2. A Narrative Critical Approach to the Fourth Gospel – James L. Resseguie

3. The Weave of the Tapestry: Character and Theme in John – R. Alan Culpepper

4. A Comprehensive Approach to Understanding Character in the Gospel of John – Cornelis Bennema

5. Eyewitness Testimony and the Characters in the Fourth Gospel – Judith Christine Single Redman

6. ‘Who Are You?’ Comparison/Contrast and Fourth Gospel Characterization – Raymond F. Collins

7. Three Ambiguities: Historical Context, Implied Reader, and the Nature of Faith – Susan E. Hylen

8. Misunderstanding, Christology, and Johannine Characterization: Reading John’s Characters Through the Lens of the Prologue – Christopher W. Skinner

Part Two: Johannine Character Studies

9. The Fourth Gospel’s Characterization of God: A Rhetorical Perspective – Stan Harstine

10. John the Baptist: Witness and Embodiment of the Prologue in the Gospel of John – Sherri Brown

11. Theological Complexity and the Characterization of Nicodemus in John’s Gospel – Craig R. Koester

12. The Woman of Samaria: Her Characterization, Narrative and Theological Significance – Mary L. Coloe

13. Martha and Mary: Levels of Characterization in Luke and John – Dorothy A. Lee

14. ‘Whom Jesus Loved’: Anonymity and Identity. Belief and Witness in the Fourth Gospel – David R. Beck

15. The Character of Pilate in the Gospel of John – Cornelis Bennema

I think that’s a pretty good lineup (if I do say so myself).

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. Jason Sturdevant permalink
    March 25, 2013 4:27 pm

    Great to hear! I hope to get a copy for myself soon.

  2. March 25, 2013 5:08 pm

    Congratulations, Chris!

  3. March 25, 2013 11:16 pm

    As always, I am really proud of you!

  4. May 7, 2013 10:49 am

    My copy arrived in the mail today, Chris. Thanks once again for inviting me to contribute. I’m really looking forward to reading what the other authors have to say. :-)

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