I was privileged to teach on John’s Gospel over the course of two For The Church Workshops in February 2019 and March 2020 hosted by Midwestern Seminary and co-sponsored by the Center for Biblical Studies. You can view each of my talks below.
Dear friends: It has recently come to my attention that there are some unacknowledged similarities between my John commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series (BECNT, 2004) and D. A. Carson’s Pillar commentary, a problem originally introduced in my Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary on John (ZIBBC, 2001). While Carson’s work is… Read More
Someone once said that John’s Gospel is “deep enough for an elephant to swim and shallow enough for a child not to drown.” I’ve never been able to conclusively verify the source of the saying (though many attribute it to Augustine), but there’s a reason why this quote is so popular: it captures a profound… Read More