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The Johannine Letters: A Commentary on 1, 2, and 3 John (Hermeneia | Herm)

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A scholarly treatment of the major literary, exegetical, and theological issues connected with the Johannine epistles, presented in a detailed and sustained fashion.

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  • Includes a number of valuable insights
  • Presents a detailed and authoritative interpretation
  • Provides a fantastic commentary for students, teachers, scholars, and professors

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“It does not refer to the future but to an event in the past whose effects continue even to the present time.” (Page 134)

“this multiplicity of pneumata is at work especially in the preaching of the false prophets” (Page 132)

“Moreover, 2 John shows that the presbyter was not only acknowledged in his immediate surroundings but was able to make his authority effective in other communities as well, and was active in spreading Christian teaching and making the love commandment a reality among Christians.” (Page xxxix)

“Since ἐκ describes origin,7 this means that the condition of belonging to God and truth, in contrast to the world and lies (cf. also 2:22*) or to the devil (3:8*, 12*), is the thing to be tested.” (Page 132)

“The letter of Polycarp of Smyrna (died 156) to the Philippians (7.1) already has an indirect citation:” (Page xxix)

  • Title: The Johannine Letters: A Commentary on 1, 2, and 3 John
  • Author: Georg Strecker
  • Series: Hermeneia
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Print Publication Date: 1996
  • Logos Release Date: 2006
  • Pages: 368
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. N.T. Epistles of John › Commentaries; Bible › Commentaries--Collected works; Bible. N.T. 1 John › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 2 John › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 3 John › Commentaries
  • Resource ID: LLS:HRMNEIA83JNN
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2023-08-23T19:04:33Z

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Georg Strecker war Professor für Neues Testament an der Universität Göttingen.

Friedrich Wilhelm Horn ist Professor für Neues Testament an der Universität Mainz.


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