The Johannine Epistles have lengthy been well-known as contributing an essential point to the theology of the recent testomony. frequently it's to the Gospel that the reader turns first on the way to discover that contribution; the 1st Epistle is handled as a complement, whereas 2 and three John--because in their brevity--receive little recognition. This ebook permits the Epistles to talk for themselves, and exhibits that they sound a particular notice inside Johannine theology, particularly, and the idea of the hot testomony, ordinarily. Dr. Lieu conscientiously outlines their most vital theological topics which, whilst understood of their unique atmosphere, are visible to have wealthy power for the ongoing theology of the Church.
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