John Among Other Gospels

The Reception of the Fourth Gospel in the Extra-Canonical Gospels
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neun Testament
2. No 347


By Lorne R. Zelyck
August 2013
Mohr Siebeck
Distributed By Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9783161523991                         
277 pages
$137.50 Paper original

Lorne R. Zelyck examines the influence of the Fourth Gospel to the non-canonical Gospels of the second and third century AD, and assesses how the other gospels used the Gospel of John. First, it briefly outlines the scope of the collection of extra-canonical Gospels and is a critical methodological steps to assess the influence of the fourth Gospel. Then he assessed its impact on the narrative, verses and dialogue Gospels. The author concludes that the majority of the non-canonical gospels were probably influenced by the Gospel of John: There are both longer and shorter parallels to the fourth gospel, quote them and interpret this work and offer classic interpretations of the Fourth Gospel, which can also be seen in other early Christian literature are.


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