This chapter presents an exegesis and exposition of 1 John 1:1-4.
This chapter forms an introduction to all three of the epistles of John. Its focus is primarily on 1 John. Introductory matters addressed include the text of the epistles, authorship, genre, setting and date, the literary structure and detailed outline of 1 John, and the significance of John’s letters.
What is the state of Evangelical theology in Germany? Since the Enlightenment, theology in Germany has gained an unfavourable reputation for innovation that is very critical of Scripture. Today the work of theologians like K. Haacker, G. Maier, L. van Padberg, and E. Linnemann deserve careful study and attention.
In this article, Yarbrough reviews William Baird's volume History of New Testament Research, </em>volume two:<em> From Jonathan Edwards to Rudolf Bultmann.
The theory and practice of interpretation is called hermeneutics. Yarbrough describes the crisis in which hermeneutics finds itself, and considers the drawing of the battle lines that characterizes this crisis, in order to support a proper critical engagement. Finally, he wants to give a practical rationale for such critical engagement.