Who are the Jews in John’s Gospel? Defending John against the charge of anti-Semitism, Stephen Motyer argues that, far from demonizing the Jews, the Gospel seeks to present Jesus as Good News for the Jews in a late first century setting.
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- Examination of the relationship between Jesus and “the Jews” in John 8:31–59
- Exploration of Jesus’ charge in John 8:44 that the Jews are “of your father the devil”
Praise for the Print Edition
This elegantly-written book breaks fresh ground.
- Title: Your Father the Devil? A New Approach to John and the Jews
- Author: Stephen Motyer
- Publisher: Paternoster Press
- Publication Date: 1997
- Pages: 260
About Stephen Motyer
Stephen Motyer teaches New Testament and Hermeneutics at the London School of Theology in the UK.