By John Paul Heil
"J. P. H. has made a particular contribution in his remark at the Johannine Epistles. in line with his attractiveness that the 3 Epistles belong jointly within the context of worship in the neighborhood to which they have been despatched, he analyzes the Epistles into fifteen chiastic micro-structures which exhort the readers/hearers to a particular worship of affection of God and brother/sister, hence revealing cohesion in literary complexity."
--John Painter, Professor of Theology, St Mark's nationwide Theological middle, Charles Sturt college, Canberra, Australia
"John Heil opens up wealthy and compelling insights into those 3 letters via paying special realization to their micro- and macro-structures. His audience-oriented strategy leads him to regard heavily the worship atmosphere during which those letters have been first heard and to teach that they demand a particular moral worship. He argues persuasively that actual worship--involving loving God and loving each other on the way to dwell eternally--is the most subject matter of those letters. hugely recommended."
--Paul Trebilco, Professor of latest testomony stories, college of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
"This observation joins a few dozen different clean and significant Johannine Epistles's commentaries showing in recent times. Heil's literary research is moment to none in nuance; his articulation of the idea that 1-3 John have been crafted to be learn in worship merits excessive marks for creativity. Heil additionally stresses those Epistles's moral and relational goals. With Heil as advisor, readers will become aware of in those universal texts deep and provocative new angles of vision."
--Robert W. Yarbrough, Professor of recent testomony, Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO
"John Paul Heil's unique contribution constitutes a great addition to fresh reviews that discover the literary layout of the Johannine letters from aural and audience-oriented views. His chiasm-based analyses provide clean ideas to a couple of the letters's long-standing interpretive demanding situations. Heil's proposed analyzing process indicates theologically wealthy ways that old worship groups can have heard and understood those attention-grabbing documents."
--Jeffrey E. Brickle, Professor of religious study, Urshan Graduate tuition of Theology, Florissant, MO
John Paul Heil is Professor of recent testomony on the Catholic college of the USA in Washington, DC. he's the writer so much lately of The publication of Revelation: Worship for all times within the Spirit of Prophecy (Cascade 2014).
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