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Who is the author of the Book of John? Is it John the disciple of Jesus?



    
    

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The short answer is yes. It is John the disciple of Jesus.

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2016 03 06 13.14.34 Jack Croach
Authorship, date, and origin. The Gospel of John is anonymous. According to a Church tradition dating from the 2nd century, first attested by Irenaeus, the author was "the Disciple whom Jesus loved" mentioned in John 21:24, who is understood to be John son of Zebedee, one of Jesus' Twelve Apostles.
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Traditionally, the authorship of 1, 2, and 3 John has been ascribed to the apostle, John son of Zebedee, who also was understood to be the author of the Gospel of John and Revelation. Many contemporary biblical...

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