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"By taking seriously distinct voices from contemporary culture and bringing them into conversation with John's Gospel, Paul Louis Metzger succeeds where so many fail, achieving relevance without sacrificing intellectual responsibility, and accessibility without sacrificing academic depth. Like all good conversations, this one brings new depth to our knowledge of the Other: not only does John cast its light on the needs of today's world, but fresh insights into the Fourth Gospel are gleaned as it is read in the context of contemporary culture." (Dr. Grant MacAskill, lecturer in New Testament studies, School of Divinity, University of St. Andrews )
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ISBN-10:  9780830836413
ISBN-13:  978-0830836413
Author:  Paul Louis Metzger
Publisher:  IVP Books
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The Gospel of John: When Love Comes to Town, which is part of the new Resonate Series of commentaries, is “a hybrid commentary where the best in biblical scholarship is coupled with theological reflection of the text that is accessible to the lay person.” This is written for the non-academic. Instead of a verse by verse exegesis, author Paul Louis Metzger breaks the gospel of John into sections of thought that he makes into easy to read essays.   What makes this fun are frequent …
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