1-3 John

Robert W. Yarbrough

1-3 John
1-3 John

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Series: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament
Categories: Johannine Epistles
Tags: TechnicalPastoral

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Robert Yarbrough, coauthor of the bestselling Encountering the New Testament, offers a historical and theological commentary on the Johannine Epistles in this new addition to the BECNT series. The commentary features the authors detailed interaction with the Greek text, explores the relationship between Johns Epistles and Jesuss work and teaching, interacts with recent commentaries, is attentive to the history of interpretation, and seeks to relate these findings to global Christianity.

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4.98000001907349 out of 5 based on 5 user ratings
Robert M. Bowman, Jr December 10, 2016 5 5
Noteworthy in-depth evangelical commentary. [Full Review]
Tim Challies January 13, 2014 5 5
Yarbrough’s commentary appears not to be a step down from Kruse’s in quality. It is, however, longer and a little more difficult. D.A. Carson commends it saying, “He writes with color and verve; he is never leaden or boring. More important, he combines good exegesis, theological reflection, interaction not only with the most recent Johannine scholars but with two or three major figures in the past … pastoral insight, and an independent judgment that means his work is always fresh.” It sounds like it would make a great one-two punch when combined with Kruse’s work. [Full Review]
acadams June 2, 2012 5 5
Yarbrough's analysis of the text and of the scholarly literature are both excellent. As a pastorally-minded academic, he is concerned to convey the same applicability of the age-old message that suffuses John's letters. At the same time, as a scholar, Yarbrough is concerned to handle the secondary literature thoroughly. One area of weakness is the BECNT formatting, which is a matter of personal preference I suppose. Another, however, is the author's sometimes awkward translations, which become a distraction on occasion. The author's exegesis and exposition always make sense of his phrasing, and the issue is minor, but distracting nonetheless.
Ligonier Ministries (Keith Mathison) June 13, 2009 4.90000009536743 5
Like the Pillar series, the Baker Exegetical series of commentaries have also been consistently outstanding. Yarbrough, like Kruse, is an accessible author. If you can get two commentaries on John's letters, start here with Kruse and Yarbrough. [Full Review]
Von den ersten Seiten an gibt sich R.W. Yarbroughs Kommentar zu den drei Johannesbriefen als zwar historisch-kritischem Arbeiten verpflichtet, dies aber „within the framework of informed evangelical thought“ (vii). Das dabei entstehende Zueinander, das für viele der bisherigen Bände der von Baker Academics publizierten Kommentarreihe bewusst angezielt ist, ist wohl der entscheidende Hintergrund meiner folgenden Anfragen. Dies soll aber nicht meine grundsätzliche Wertschätzung für die Leistung des Autors, der einen umfangreichen und über weite Strecken gelehrten Kommentar vorgelegt hat, schmälern. In seiner Einleitung sucht Yarbrough auf verschiedensten Ebenen, die Glaubwürdigkeit und Ungebrochenheit kirchlicher Traditionen über die Johannesbriefe zu betonen. Dies zeigt sich im Ansatz bereits in der Darstellung der Textgeschichte, wo der Autor betont, dass die erhaltenen Varianten keinerlei wichtige Fragen der Interpretation bzw. der Lehre des Briefs berühren. [Full Review]

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