Book Notice: The Gospels as Stories

Jeannine K. Brown. The Gospels as Stories: A Narrative Approach to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2020. 224 pages. $21.99 (paperback).

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Book Notice: Canon, Covenant, and Christology: Rethinking Jesus and the Scriptures of Israel

Matthew Barrett. Canon, Covenant, and Christology: Rethinking Jesus and the Scriptures of Israel. New Studies in Biblical Theology 51. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2020. 384 pages. $34.00 (paperback).

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The Holy Spirit in John’s Gospel: The Book of Exaltation

References to the Spirit in the second half of the Gospel increase dramatically in both number and prominence, in keeping with the Spirit’s pivotal role in the disciples’ mission subsequent to Jesus’s departure and return to the Father.

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The Holy Spirit in John’s Gospel: The Book of Signs

Anyone seeking to explore the role of the Spirit in John’s Gospel is initially struck by the way the Son-Father relationship between the Word-made-flesh and God the Father completely dominates the first half of John’s Gospel.

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Did the Early Christians Invent the Resurrection of Jesus?

One of the most important historical questions related to Jesus is how a tiny offshoot of Judaism went on to change the world.

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April 3, AD 33: Why We Believe We Can Know the Exact Date Jesus Died

In our book, The Final Days of Jesus: The Most Important Week of the Most Important Person Who Ever Lived, Justin Taylor and I assume but do not argue for a precise date of Jesus’s crucifixion.

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