Allen, Clifton J., General Editor.
Luke-John. Broadman Bible Commentary, vol. 9.
ByWilliam E. Hull.
Nashville: Broadman, 1970. This commentary series is a little moreliberal, but the author’s introductory remarks are extremely good. This work introducesreaders to some of the liberal theology that is prevalent in many commentaries.Brown, Colin, Editor.
New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology, Vol. 1: A-F. Regency Reference Library.
Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986. S.V. “Faith,” by OMichel: 599-600. This article gives a good history of the usage of the Greek word,
and how this ties in to John’s usage of faith in the fourth gospel.Brown, Raymond.
An Introduction To The New Testament, The Anchor Bible Reference Library.
New York: Doubleday, 1997. This critical introduction to the New Testament iswritten from a Catholic perspective, although he does not always allow his Catholic background to cloud his thinking. This is a very scholarly work that gives a goodintroduction to each New Testament book (as well as great background information and bibliography).Buttrick, George Arthur, Ed.
The Interpreter’s Dictionary Of The Bible, E-J.
New York:Abingdon, 1962. S.V. “Faith, Faithfulness,” by E.C. Blackman: 222-234. This article isan excellent treatment of the concept of faith in the Old and New Testament, as well as inthe gospel of John.Carson, D.A.
The Gospel According To John, The Pillar New Testament Commentary.
Leicster, England; Grand Rapids: Apollos
1991. Carson’s commentary is an excellent,conservative commentary which defends the evangelical view of inspiration. Carsondoes a good job covering verse by verse and does not leave any stone unturned. __________. “Historical Tradition in the Fourth Gospel. After Dodd, What?” R.T.France & David Wenham, eds.,
Gospel Perspectives, Vol. 2: Studies of History and Tradition in the Four Gospels.
Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1981, pp 83-145. This articledeals with the history and interpretation of John’s Gospel.Cline, William S., Editor.
John: “These Things Are Written That Ye Might Believe - Exegetical, Homiletical.” Sixth Annual Firm Foundation Lectureship (ReidgedaleChurch of Christ, Chattanooga, TN, October 8-12, 1989).
Austin, TX: Firm Foundation,1989. This book, while I do not often endorse lectureship books, is a good treatment(from the perspective of well-respected preachers) of the Fourth Gospel. Each chapter of the book deals with a different chapter in the Fourth Gospel.Coffman, James Burton.
Commentary On John.
Austin, TX: Firm FoundationPublishing, 1974. Brother Coffman is one of the first preachers and scholars to produce agood, sound commentary on every book in the Canon. He gives good backgroundinformation on John. I like his commentary in that he quotes several sources (his