The debate on the structure of 1 John

@article{Staden1991TheDO,
  title={The debate on the structure of 1 John},
  author={Piet J. van Staden},
  journal={Hts Teologiese Studies-theological Studies},
  year={1991},
  volume={47},
  pages={487-502}
}
  • P. V. Staden
  • Published 9 January 1991
  • Linguistics
  • Hts Teologiese Studies-theological Studies
The lack of consensus concerning the structure of 1 John applies to the division in main sections and the subdivisions of each main section, as well as to the proposed themes for the various sections. In this paper the opinions of some of the most prominent scholars are shortly discussed and assessed. In this procedure the scholar’s proposals for the different transitions of the main sections and subsections are critically scrutinised. In the new proposal that follows, the view is expressed… 
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