These audio lectures are a unique learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, John: Audio Lectures includes high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant material from other sources.
Our culture does not encourage thoughtful reflection on truth. Yet living the gospel in a postmodern culture demands that Christians understand and internalize the truth about God and his plan for the world. The book of John has been known as the beloved gospel because John probes the depth of Christ's character with a simplicity and majesty that cannot be forgotten. When the earliest theological councils in the fourth and fifth centuries worked to define Christian beliefs, it was John's gospel that gave critical guidance.
In John: Audio Lectures, Gary M. Burge brings the meaning of John's gospel into the 21st century. Burge comments on the text itself and explores issues in John's culture and in ours that help us understand the ultimate meaning of each passage.
John: Audio Lectures is part of the Zondervan Beyond the Basics Series, which is dedicated to bringing expert teaching from world's best biblical scholars and theologians directly to interested learners. John: Audio Lectures offers the chance to learn about this important New Testament book from one of today's premier New Testament scholars.
- Great Resource from an Excellent Scholar
Really really in-depth historical knowledge of the time and context. It's been very helpful as I am teaching the book of John at our church young adult bible study. It provides so much fodder for discussion and interesting looks at John chapter by chapter. I now see the bigger picture. I wish he did more lectures on other books.
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