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Bible Survey Video Series: 1–3 John

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This short course on the epistles of John explores 1–3 John giving particular attention to their historical setting and culture. It covers background issues and key themes of these letters and discusses their relationship to each other and with the Gospel of John.

Upon successful completion you should be able to:
  • Discuss the issue of authorship in the Johannine corpus
  • Identify the likely author, date, genre, and social setting of each Johannine book
  • Describe the social setting of John’s letters and the relationship among them
  • Discuss the concept of realized eschatology and how it factors into 1 John
  • Explain how Jewish Wisdom literature influenced 1 John
  • Explain the rhetorical strategy of 1 John and how it contributes to the book’s meaning
  • Summarize the contents of 2–3 John and the significance of their messages
  • Discuss the transition from authority derived from apostleship and eyewitness to second-order or delegated authority
1–3 John
  • 1. Background Issues
  • 2. Wisdom Literature and 1 John
  • 3. The Rhetorical and Social Settings of 1 John
  • 4. First John and the Gospel of John
  • 5. Introduction and Background: 2 John 1–3
  • 6. Walking in Truth: 2 John 4–11
  • 7. Joy and Reconciliation: 2 John 12–13
  • 8. Resolving a Church Problem
  • 9. Authority in the Early Church
  • 1–3 John Quiz
Course Quiz
  • An objective exam will consist of multiple-choice and true or false questions. Use of a Bible or any other tool is not permitted for objective exams.
  • Title: Bible Survey Video Series: 1-3 John
  • Instructor: Dr. Ben Witherington III
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: .75
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Bible scholar Dr. Ben Witherington is considered one of the top evangelical scholars in the world, and is an elected member of the prestigious Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), a society dedicated to New Testament studies.

Dr. Witherington is the Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. A graduate of UNC, Chapel Hill, he went on to receive his MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and his PhD from the University of Durham in England. Dr. Witherington has also taught at Ashland Theological Seminary, Vanderbilt University, Duke Divinity School, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. A popular lecturer, Dr. Witherington has presented seminars for churches, colleges, and biblical meetings—not only in the United States, but also in England, Estonia, Russia, Europe, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Australia. He’s also led tours to Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, and Egypt.

Dr. Witherington has written over 40 books, including The Jesus Quest and The Paul Quest, both of which were selected as top biblical-studies works by Christianity Today. He also writes for many church and scholarly publications, and is a frequent contributor to the Patheos website.

Along with many interviews on radio networks across the country, Dr. Witherington has been seen on the History Channel, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, the Discovery Channel, A&E, and the PAX network.


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