Tag Archives: John

New Book on the Text-Critical Authenticity (or Not) of the Pericope Adulterae (John 7:53-8:11)

By MSH The Evangelical Textual Criticism blog just posted news of a new book on this well-known and textually controversial passage (the woman taken in adultery):

David Alan Black and Jacob Cerone (eds.), The Pericope of the Adulteress in Contemporary Research.

The publisher’s description notes that the book seeks to “re-examine the Pericope Adulterae …read more

Spong on John

By Gavin R I’ve been reading John Shelby Spong’s recent book The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic. The now retired Episcopal bishop has long been a thorn in the side of conservative believers, and this attempt at reframing the fourth gospel will do little to change that perception.Spong has a talent …read more

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