Each assignment consists of a specific reading and a three page (minimum) resumé of the assigned pages.
1) Introduction, Maloney,* pp. 1-33.
2) The language, text and format of the Gospel, Brown,* pp. cxxix - cxxxv.
3) The destination and purpose of the Fourth Gospel, Brown, pp. lxvii - lxxix.
4) The question of authorship, Schnackenburg,* pp. 75 - 104.
5) Relation to the Synoptics, Schnackenburg, pp. 26 - 43.
6) The Prologue, Schnackenburg, pp. 221 - 282.
7) Jesus at Passover, Brown pp. 268 - 303.
8) The last discourse, Maloney, pp. 370 - 427.
9) The arrest and trial, Brodie* pp. 519 - 532.
10) The glorification of Jesus, Brodie, 541 - 574.
11) Ego Eimi - "I am", Brown, pp. 533 - 538.
12) The notion of faith in the Fourth Gospel, Schnackenburg, pp. 558 - 575.
13) The "Son of Man" in the Fourth Gospel, Schnackenburg, pp. 529 - 542.
14) Crucial questions in Johannine Theology, Brown, pp. cv - cxxii.
N.B. A certain amount of overlap is foreseen and intended so as to make the student experience the distinctive approach each author adopts.
* Bibliographical data follow:
Brodie, Thomas L. The Gospel According to John. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Brown, Raymond E. The Gospel According to John. Vol. I. (Anchor Bible Series). Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1966.
Mooney, Francis J. The Gospel of John (Sacra Pagina Series). Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1998.
Schnackenburg, Rudolf, The Gospel According to St. John. Vol. I. New York: Herder and Herder, 1968.