Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Qty:1
  • List Price: $70.00
  • Save: $19.51 (28%)
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
The Gospel of John, Volu... has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Solid, clean copy with some wear on the corners and edges. Free 2-day Prime or free Supersaver shipping. All orders ship fast from the Amazon warehouse with 24/7 Amazon Customer Service and 30-day A-to-Z Satisfaction Guarantee and tracking number.. Free gift messages. Ask about gift wrapping and one-day shipping.
Trade in your item
Get a $21.30
Gift Card.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Gospel of John, Volume One & Volume Two Paperback – March 1, 2010

4.4 out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Paperback, March 1, 2010
"Please retry"
$50.49
$46.02 $38.97

The Amazon Book Review
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
$50.49 FREE Shipping. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Frequently Bought Together

  • The Gospel of John,  Volume One & Volume Two
  • +
  • The Gospel according to John (The Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC))
  • +
  • John (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)
Total price: $115.59
Buy the selected items together

Special Offers and Product Promotions


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is the author of many books, including the bestseller The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, The Historical Jesus of the Gospels, Gift and Giver, and commentaries on Matthew, John, Romans, 1-2 Corinthians, and Revelation.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

New York Times best sellers
Browse the New York Times best sellers in popular categories like Fiction, Nonfiction, Picture Books and more. See more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 1696 pages
  • Publisher: Baker Academic; Reprint edition (March 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801046750
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801046759
  • Product Dimensions: 2.8 x 6.8 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #458,991 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Verified Purchase
Since Amazon has not moved the seven reviews originally appearing on the site of the hardcover, I'm re-doing a review here for this new edition:
This two-volume work is one that I keep right on my desk every day, year in and year out, as I study Scripture. What astonishes me is the sheer scope of Keener's knowledge, and the clear and engaging way that he presents his conclusions. He treats the skeptics with the requisite generosity and patience to which I've become accustomed when reading the brilliant scholarship of a believer, and his knowledge of ancient Greek, Roman and Jewish writers is breath-taking. This and his work on Matthew are immense contributions to the field of New Testament Scholarship. I find all Keener's work to be accessible for mainstream people such as myself, who cannot read the ancient languages. The comprehensive nature of Keener's approach, the way he truly does explain just about every conceivable interpretation of a passage is simply amazing. I turn to him constantly for insight, and go back over material again and again discovering something new each time. Make this part of your library.

I wrote the above in 2008. It's now 2013. This is still far and away the best and most helpful commentary
on John that I have ever found. I recommend this book to anybody and everybody.
These books, along with Keener's Commentary on Matthew are books I keep right near my desk.
4 Comments 43 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Verified Purchase
This commentary is amazing. Keeper's depth of knowledge of the ancient sources is staggering. With over 30,000 ancient sources, including Jewish, Greek and Christian, the reader will no doubt come understand the hermeneutics of the Gospel of John after reading this scholarly commentary.

My only warning would be that the material may be out of some people's league. It could baffle the layman I'm sure. So if you are just looking for something a little less refined then a good start would be Keener's IVP Bible Background Commentary on the New Testament. It has a little less rhetoric and lacks the vast amount of footnotes.

However, this is not to say the John Commentary is lacking but that it's readers maybe be. The book is definitely filled with amazing facts and enlightens any reader who picks it up. It revealed things that I, having read the Gospel of John numerous times along side other commentaries of it, had certainly never known and much more. This just shows again Keener's brilliance when it comes to ancient sources and his vast understanding of the history of the fist century.

I highly recommend the two volume commentary on the Gospel of John.
Comment 10 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Verified Purchase
On my bookshelf a dozen commentaries on the Gospel of John. In my opinion this book is by far the most comprehensive source for the gospel.
Comment 17 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Firstly, a confession. I have not read this commentary. But before you throw your hands in the air in disgust, let me explain why I have chosen to submit this review. I started my search for a commentary on John by consulting Professor D. A. Carson's highly regarded New Testament Commentary Survey (6th edition). He rates Keener's commentary highly. Given that strong endorsement I was a little surprised to find that no one has reviewed this work. So for the benefit of those who looking for some commentary on Keener's work I hope the following extract from D. A Carson's NT survey is useful.

(Keener's) "two volume work - a total of 1,636 pages - is very impressive. There are few questions that Keener has not addressed. Despite the sheer quantity of material, the writing is accessible, so the work can be skimmed until you reach what is of immediate interest to you. It may function for our generation as Brown functioned in the previous generation; the breadth of learning and the bibliographical richness combine to make this work indispensable for the serious student." Carson, D.A. (2007) New Testament Commentary Survey (6th ed., pp. 69) Grand Rapids: Baker Academic.

My justification for five out of five stars is based on the strength of Professor Carson's recommendation.
8 Comments 33 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
The Gospel of John is sort of like the black sheep when seen alongside the synoptics. A lot of times commentaries won't tell you how it fits with the others, much less it's place in the ancient world. Keener gives an extensive background looking at genre, authorship, audience, and every other hermeneutic that modern scholars can answer. If you don't want all that information, that is fine, you can look at the table of contents to skip to the specific passages you need. I find that the most intelligent and persuasive writers in New Testament studies are the ones that are kindest to their opponents' views. Keener is no exception. He does a very good job of first establishing what the Gospel of John is, and then helping elaborate what it says. I'm suggesting this to my youth group along with his two volumes on Miracles. I'm saving up for Keener's commentary on Matthew.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By fred holt on December 21, 2014
Verified Purchase
Detailed expose' of the Gospel of John. Written at a high but still accessible to the average reader.
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

The Gospel of John,  Volume One & Volume Two
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: The Gospel of John, Volume One & Volume Two