Andreas Kostenberger is the author of the John volume in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series.
This volume is considered one of the best John commentaries available today.
Kostenberger published this commentary in 2004. It is approximately 700 pages in length.
There is more exegetical depth in this volume that in D.A. Carson’s John commentary (PNTC). Kostenberger offers theological reflection, like Carson does.
Kostenberger is a protege of Carson.
Andreas Köstenberger (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of New Testament and director of Ph.D/Th.M. studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Hardcover: 720 pages
Publisher: Baker Academic (2004)
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At the time of publication, the publisher noted that Kostenberger’s commentary on the Gospel of John draws on extensive research and engages the best of contemporary scholarship, yet provides a readable study that will be beneficial to students, pastors, and scholars.
After considering the historical context of the letter as well as its relation to other New Testament writings, Kostenberger turns to his exegetical work.
An introduction to each exegetical unit is provided along with the author’s own translation of the Greek text.
In the course of his verse-by-verse comments, Kostenberger incorporates references to other ancient writings that help explain the book’s theological, cultural, and social context.
Where appropriate, he draws upon the work of other commentators and provides extensive notes for further reading and research.
The Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (BECNT) series provides commentaries that blend scholarly depth with readability, exegetical detail with sensitivity to the whole, and attention to critical problems with theological awareness.
All BECNT volumes feature the author’s detailed interaction with the Greek text and are specifically designed with students and pastors in mind.
The user-friendly design includes shaded-text chapter introductions summarizing the key themes of each thought unit.
Chapter outlines and overviews allow easy entry into the discussion and aid comprehension and recall.
With extensive research and thoughtful chapter-by-chapter exegesis, these commentaries will be valued by students, professors, and pastors alike.
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