Introduction1. The Beginning of the Johannine Tradition2. The Earliest Gospel Stratum and Euripides's Bacchae: An Intertextual Commentary3. Rewriting the Gospel4. The Final Gospel Stratum and a Johannine CorpusAppendices1. A Conjectural Reconstruction of the Dionysian Gospel2. Euripides's Bacchae3. The Sinful Woman (John 7:53-8:11)BibliographyIndex
Dennis R. MacDonald is John Wesley Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Claremont School of Theology. He is author of numerous books, including There Is No Male and Female: The Fate of a Dominical Saying in Paul and Gnosticism (Fortress Press, 1987) and two volumes in the new series The New Testament and Classical Greek Literature.