By Jason L. Merritt
"Devils and Deviants represents an important breakthrough within the interpretation of the Johannine Letters. it's a needs to and distinctive learn in knowing the id of the Johannine neighborhood throughout the lens of clean questions and numerous methodological techniques, together with drawing on neighborhood reports. i might hugely suggest this quantity to any reader who's attracted to knowing historical groups and teams, but additionally groups and teams dealing with clash and department today."
--Francisco Lozada, Jr., Charles Fischer Catholic affiliate Professor of New testomony and Latina/o Church stories, Brite Divinity School
"Merritt makes clever serious use of social technology examine and types in addition to rhetorical research to reconsider the a number of layers of separation language within the Johannine literature. He increases the precise questions to elicit new and diversified views from the normal ones."
--Carolyn Osiek, Archivist, Society of the Sacred center, United States-Canada Province; Charles Fischer Professor of latest testomony Emerita, Brite Divinity School
Jason L. Merritt is teacher of classical Greek and rhetoric at Covenant Classical tuition and a translation advisor for Bible League foreign. He holds a PhD from Brite Divinity tuition (Texas Christian University).
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Devils and Deviants: Religious Schism in 1 and 2 John by Jason L. Merritt