John, Gospel of

John, Gospel of
According to the traditional order, the Gospel of St. John occupies the last place among the four canonical Gospels

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  • John, gospel of — Often called ‘the fourth gospel’ to mark its distinction from the three synoptics [[➝ synoptists]]. The gospel is certainly a narrative about Jesus and in this resembles the others and is quite different from the epistles in the NT. The gospel of …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • John, Gospel of —    The genuineness of this Gospel, i.e., the fact that the apostle John was its author, is beyond all reasonable doubt. In recent times, from about 1820, many attempts have been made to impugn its genuineness, but without success.    The design… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • John, Gospel According to — ▪ New Testament       fourth of the four New Testament narratives recounting the life and death of Jesus Christ; John s is the only one of the four not considered among the Synoptic Gospels (i.e., those presenting a common view). Although the… …   Universalium

  • Gospel of Saint John —     Gospel of St. John     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gospel of St. John     This subject will be considered under the following heads:     I. Contents and Scheme of the Gospel;     II. Distinctive Peculiarities;     III. Authorship;     IV.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gospel of Mark — • The Second Gospel, like the other two Synoptics, deals chiefly with the Galilean ministry of Christ, and the events of the last week at Jerusalem Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gospel of Mark     Gospel of Saint Mark …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gospel of John (disambiguation) — Gospel of John may refer to:*The Gospel of John (film), a 2004 film adaptation of the Gospel of John. *Gospel of John …   Wikipedia

  • Gospel (disambiguation) — Gospel may refer to:* The Gospel, The good news and message of Jesus especially his offer of the New Covenant * Gospel, an account of the life and teachings of Jesus * Gospel, a Canonical accounts of Jesus: The Gospel of Matthew, Mark, Luke, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Gospel of John — The Gospel of John (literally, According to John ; Greek, Κατὰ Ἰωάννην, Kata Iōannēn ) is the fourth gospel in the canon of the New Testament, traditionally ascribed to John the Evangelist. Like the three synoptic gospels, it contains an account… …   Wikipedia

  • Gospel — Four gospels redirects here. For other uses, see The Four Gospels (disambiguation). For other uses, see Gospel (disambiguation). First page of the Gospel of Mark in Armenian, by Sargis Pitsak, 14th century. A gospel is an account, often written,… …   Wikipedia

  • John the Apostle, Saint — or St. John the Evangelist or St. John the Divine flourished 1st century AD One of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus, traditionally credited with writing the fourth Gospel and three New Testament epistles. The book of Revelation was also… …   Universalium

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