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This bibliography contains a list of reference books, articles, and other works that have been cited for the book Departure and Consolation: The Johannine Farewell Discourses in Light of Greco-Roman Literature. The Farewell Discourses are not merely one more example of the biblical testament. They also resonate with Greek tragedy, ancient consolation literature and the literary symposium. The Gospel of John is not a drama, the Farewell Discourses are not a treatise on consolation, nor is the Last Supper a symposium. But, each of these three literary forms bears close resemblance to aspects of the Farewell Discourses, and attending to these additional forms clarifies the unique shape of the testament of Jesus in the Gospel of John.

Keywords: Gospel of John; Greco-Roman literature; Johannine farewell discourses



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