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5.0 out of 5 stars A most valuable work
Full of insight. Erudite and well argued. There is so much in this book: valuable insights on every page. The most helpful book on this great Gospel I have ever read - and I've read my share. Worth every penny. Not to be missed. (The image on the cover is wonderful too. Peter's bafflement ... The second disciple, hand over mouth in shocked bewilderment. ... It's...
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2.0 out of 5 stars The heavy use of symbolism undermines his study of the text.
The strongest point of Brodie's commentary is his literary approach which has greatly helped him to organize his work. However, after admitting in his introduction that the theological method of study tended to lend itself to the use of arbitrary symbolism, Mr. Brodie does not seem to make any attempt to curb his use of symbolism as he treats the text of the Gospel of...
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5.0 out of 5 stars A most valuable work, 9 Dec 2013
Full of insight. Erudite and well argued. There is so much in this book: valuable insights on every page. The most helpful book on this great Gospel I have ever read - and I've read my share. Worth every penny. Not to be missed. (The image on the cover is wonderful too. Peter's bafflement ... The second disciple, hand over mouth in shocked bewilderment. ... It's fantastic.)
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2.0 out of 5 stars The heavy use of symbolism undermines his study of the text., 10 Dec 1998
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The strongest point of Brodie's commentary is his literary approach which has greatly helped him to organize his work. However, after admitting in his introduction that the theological method of study tended to lend itself to the use of arbitrary symbolism, Mr. Brodie does not seem to make any attempt to curb his use of symbolism as he treats the text of the Gospel of John. This results in his reading into the text elements which are not present instead of trying to dig into the real meaning of the text.
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The Gospel According to John: A Literary and Theological Commentary
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