The four letters in this volume all deal with heretical teachings within the early Church. Dr. Barclay describes the various forms in which Gnosticism appeared in 1 John, pointing out that some of its postions, such as the notion that the material world, including the human body, is evil, still infect the thinking of some Christians.
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The complete series furnishes a comprehensive commentary and devotional study guide on the New Testament for individuals or for groups; for home, church, school, or library; for ministers, teachers, students, or lay persons who want to discover what the New Testament writers said and what their messages really mean for their lives.About the Author:
William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century. He served for most of his life as Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow, and wrote more than fifty books―most of which are still in print today.
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Book Description Westminster John Knox Press, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M066424114X
Book Description Westminster John Knox Press, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX066424114X
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