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Index of Modern Authors

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This index presents a list of authors that occur in the book Departure and Consolation: The Johannine Farewell Discourses in Light of Greco-Roman Literature. Aspects of the Farewell Discourses that seem at first to coincide with the testament form begin to look very different after closer inspection. 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; Johannine farewell discourses



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