How did Jesus, a much-loved and highly respected Jewish teacher, get sentenced to death as a criminal? The questions of students and scholars about the actual circumstances, legal situation, and subsequent development of the Passion Narratives are here answered in Sloyan's second edition of this reliable resource, first published by Fortress Press in 1973. This second edition includes additional text, updated bibliography and notes, and a new preface.
What Are They Saying About John? is a comprehensive review of contemporary scholarly writing on John's Gospel. Author Gerard Sloyan summarizes a number of landmark works on the Gospel of John and analyzes a selection of books and articles that have appeared from 1970 to the present, including some helpful popular writings from critical thinkers. By familiarizing us with the major directions in the study of John, Sloyan covers a wide variety of biblical and the-ological topics related to the Gospel. What Are They Saying About John? is a useful tool for teachers and students. It will also provide helpful background reading for clergy and lay people seriously interested in Bible study.