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Communities in Dispute: Current Scholarship on the Johannine Epistles
R. Alan Culpepper, Paul N. Anderson, editors
ECL 13
Publication Date
November 2014


Presenting the best work on the Johannine Epistles from a world-class gathering of scholars

This anthology includes papers presented at the McAfee School of Theology Symposium on the Johannine Epistles (2010). Contributions on the relationship between the Gospel of John and the Letters of John, Johannine theology and ethics, the concept of the Antichrist, and the role of the elder round out the collection. This is a must-have book for libraries and New Testament scholars.


  • Introductory essay places the collection in context
  • Thirteen additional essays
  • Articles engage the work of Raymond Brown and J. Louis Martyn

R. Alan Culpepper is the Dean of the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of numerous works including Anatomy of the Fourth Gospel: A Study in Literary Design (Fortress).

Paul N. Anderson is Professor of Biblical and Quaker Studies at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon and Professor Extraordinary of Religion at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa. He is the author of The Fourth Gospel and the Quest for Jesus: Modern Foundations Reconsidered (T&T Clark).

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