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Spiritual Studies in St. John"s Gospel

by Arthur Ritchie

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Published by Young Churchman Co. .
Written in English


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Summary. The Gospel of John is the latest-written of the four biographies of Jesus that have been preserved in the New Testament. Written by a Christian named John, the contents of the book indicate quite clearly that the author was not the John who was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, for it contains no direct personal references of the type that one would expect from an intimate.   Irenaeus, writing at about AD , says that the Beloved Disciple was John, the disciple of Jesus, and that John originated the Gospel at Ephesus. Irenaeus even writes that when he himself was young, he knew another teacher, Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (c. .

Gospel. The Greek word for "gospel" is evangellion, which roughly means "good news." And that's what all four of the gospels claim to share: the good news that God has sent Jesus into the world. A gospel is different from a standard biography because it isn't just a record of someone's life. Nope, a gospel has a clear purpose: it wants to make. Stephen K. Ray converted to the Catholic Church from a Baptist background in , after an in-depth study of the writings of the Church Fathers. He is the host of the popular, award-winning film series on salvation history, The Footprints of is the author of the bestselling books St. John’s Gospel and Upon This is a popular conference and retreat speaker, has been a guest.

But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. John John brings to attention some of the most important essences of life, faith, and belief and the importance of love and effectual relationships. In addition, He presents His personal discourses to.   Many people have called the Gospel of John, the Mystical Gospel; others have named it the Spiritual Gospel. The Church traditionally depicted John as an Eagle soaring above the other Evangelists (depicted as a man, an ox, and a lion). All of this is contained in the understanding of John as the Sacramental Gospel.


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Spiritual Studies in St. John"s Gospel by Arthur Ritchie Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Six Lesson Audio Bible Study CourseMany people have called the Gospel of John, the Mystical Gospel; others have named it the Spiritual Gospel. The Church traditionally depicted John as an Eagle soaring above the other Evangelists (depicted as a man, an ox, and a lion).

All of this is contained i. Spiritual Studies in St. John's Gospel, Volume II by Arthur Ritchie (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. This series of studies on the Gospel of John will challenge you with John's high view of Christ and confront you, possibly even offend you, with John's presentation of the exclusive and absolute claims made by Jesus Christ about his real identity and about his essential and indispensible role in.

In What Sense is John a “Spiritual Gospel?” Ap — 1 Comment At the end of the second century, only a hundred years or more after the writings of the New Testament were completed, Clement of Alexandria penned one of the earliest and most well known descriptions of the gospel of John.

The Gospel of John is the fourth of the canonical gospels. Like the other gospels it is anonymous, although it identifies an unnamed "disciple whom Jesus loved" as the source of its reached its final form around AD 90–, most likely within a "Johannine community", but the reconstruction of this community, and therefore the social, religious and historical context of the.

This book can serve as a basic Bible study guide for working through the Gospel of John, helping the student plumb the depths of St. John's marvelous and deeply spiritual Gospel. It is excellent for use by individuals or groups, for families or schools/5(35). The Gospel of John Embedded in the so-called "spiritual gospel" is an architectural hostility toward Judaism.

Michael White: Professor of Classics and Director of the Religious Studies Program. Steve Ray’s St. John’s Gospel is a welcome addition to the blossoming field of Scripture studies written by and for faithful lay Catholics.

His research is sound, his style accessible, and his insights are solidly Catholic and biblical. May he write many more. —Mark Shea, author, Making Senses Out of Scripture Stephen Ray presents a readable and intelligent interpretation of the Gospel.

This is our 41st online Bible study since If you've participated in one before, you know how God can use them in your life. If not, then you have a treat in store for you. This is an cross-denominational study designed to help you grow as a disciple of Christ. -- Dr.

Ralph F. Wilson. About the leader. Here's how we'll study together. According to the traditional order, the Gospel of St. John occupies the last place among the four canonical Gospels.

Although in many of the ancient copies this Gospel was, on account of the Apostolic dignity of the author inserted immediately after or even before the Gospel of St. Matthew, the position it occupies today was from the beginning.

This book can serve as a basic Bible study guide for working through the Gospel of John, helping the student plumb the depths of St. John's marvelous and deeply spiritual Gospel.

It is excellent for use by individuals or groups, for families or : $ The Holy Spirit in the Gospel of John S. Mathews 1 The gospel of John was described by Tertullian as a “spiritual gospel.” Indeed there are many references to the Holy Spirit in John’s gospel.

The purpose of this article is to evaluate John’s representation of the Holy. The Gospel of John is the fourth of the Four Gospels of the New Testament - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

John's Gospel is followed by the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament of the Bible. John's Gospel is a mystical reflection on the Word Made Flesh, Jesus Christ. This theologically profound Gospel is composed by the beloved. The Gospel According to John By D. Carson (Eerdmans) The Interpretation of the Fourth Gospel By C.

Dodd (Cambridge University Press) Homilies on the Gospel of St. John by St. Augustine, St. Chrysostom, and other early Fathers are a must and can be found in sets of books on the Fathers in libraries and on the Internet.

the Gospel of John Author The book was written by the apostle John, who was the brother of James and the son of Zebedee. John is nowhere named in the book; but instead of arguing against his authorship, this argues for it. In and elsewhere, the author refers File Size: 2MB.

This book can serve as a basic Bible study guide for working through the Gospel of John, helping the student plumb the depths of St.

John's marvelous and deeply spiritual Gospel/5(5). Studies in John will take you systematically through the Book of John, and bring you to a crucial point of decision regarding his-tory’s most influential figure.

This study is designed with four sections which are to be done simultaneously; thus, in 31 days, you will complete this book File Size: 1MB. With an entry for each day of the calendar year, you will read the entire Gospel within one year. Each entry includes: a short quotation from Saint John's Gospel, an original, down-to-earth reflection composed by one of the book's twenty-five gifted spiritual authors, and a thought-provoking final prayerPrice: $ Comments from Steve's live presentation on St.

John at a speaking event: " I just finished a[nother] Bible study on the gospel of John and I have to say, I got more from your talk than the actual study. Downloaded your book [St. John's Gospel] and am looking forward to digging into it again.5/5(4).

Of the commentaries of the Greek Fathers, the books of Origen dealing with this portion of the Gospel are no longer extant; only a portion of the commentary of St.

Cyril of Alexandria has reached us, while the homilies of St. John Chrysostom on the Fourth Gospel must be considered a treatment of selected passages rather than of the whole text. Discover the Gospel of John and encounter the Mercy of God! A clear-cut and effective way to meditate daily on Saint John’s Gospel.

Read the entire Gospel within one year! An entry for each day of the calendar year: a short quotation from Saint John’s Gospel. - an original, down-to-earth reflection composed by one of the book’s twenty-five gifted spiritual authors, including Heather.It utilizes quotes for a wide range of scholars, historians and specialists to instruct the student and give valuable insights into the background and meaning of the text.

This book can serve as a basic Bible study guide for working through the Gospel of John, helping the student plumb the depths of St. John's marvelous and deeply spiritual Gospel.Allowing time for the book to travel in the ancient world, the gospel must have been written by CE.

It was published by C. H. Roberts of Oxford in Another papyrus MS of the gospel, now in Geneva, is almost complete, and has been dated by several experts as about CE; but so early a date is not widely accepted.