The seductive charm of this faulty thinking has wormed its way into Christianity at regular intervals, and today is no exception. That is why John’s letters are as relevant now, and vital to the life of faith, as they have ever, every been.
The Letters of John
I approached my tiny Greek Bible, the fall semester of Advanced Greek, with the Greek text in one hand, Culy’s commentary in the other, and about a half dozen open screens and books on my desk and monitors. I could hear the music of the spheres as my brain traveled through time and space, to the sea-swept shores of Patmos, where John is said to have been exiled.