By Charles E. Hill
The books normally linked to John the Apostle represent an incredible component to the Christian New testomony. The effect of those books, really the Gospel in response to John and the ebook of Revelation, has been substantial either in Christianity and in Western tradition. This examine presents a clean exam of ways those books have been accepted--or no longer accepted--in the early Church, and in so doing demonstrates why long-held theories approximately them has to be discarded and replaced.
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