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Evidence for when the Gospel of John was written.

 
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Scholars listed DATE WRITTEN
EARLY LATE AVERAGE
Daniel L. Akin, Ph.D. A date of somewhere between A.D. 85 and 100 is reasonable.  85 100 92.5
W.F. Albright, Ph.D. late AD 70's or early 80's, not after 90 75 85 80.0
An Introduction to the New Testament, D.A. Carson Ph.D. & Douglas J. Moo, PhD  A.D. 80 to 85 80 85 82.5
Apologetics Study Bible, Ted Cabal, Ph.D. Editor 90 99 94.5
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible, before 70 A.D. 69 69 69.0
George R. Beasley-Murray, Ph.D. AD 80 80 80 80.0
Believer's Bible Commentary, William McDonald, Ph.D. Arthur Forstad, Ph.D. A.D. 85 to 95 85 95 90.0
Believer's Study Bible, W.A.Criswell, Ph.D., Editor, A.D. 80 to 95 80 95 87.5
The Bible Knowledge Commentary, John Walvood, Ph.D., Roy Zuck, Ph.D. A.D. 85 to 95 85 95 90.0
Blue Letter Bible, AD 90 to 100 90 100 95.0
Raymond Brown, Ph.D. AD 75 to 85, re-edited 85 to 95 85 95 90.0
Beauford H. Bryant, Ph.D. AD 85 to 95 85 95 90.0
D.A. Carson, R.T. France, and G.J. Wenham, eds. New Bible Commentary: 21 Century Edition, 90 CE 90 90 90.0
D.A. Carson, Ph.D. Pillar Commentary  AD 80 80 80 80.0
M. G. Easton M. A., D. D., About AD 90 90 90 90.0
James M. Efird, Ph.D. AD 90 to 95  90 95 92.5
ESV Bible, Wayne Gruden General Editor 85 85 85.0
ESV Study Bible, AD 89 to 95 89 95 92.0
David A. Fiensy, Ph.D. AD 90 90 90 90.0
Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Ph.D. AD 90 90 90 90.0
Kenneth O. Gangel, Ph.D. Holman New Testament Commentary Just prior to A.D. 98 97 97 97.0
Norman L. Geisler, Ph.D.  AD 90 to 95 90 95 92.5
Robert H. Gundry, Ph.D. A.D. 90's 95 95 95.0
Donald Guthrie, Ph.D. New Testament Introduction, 80 to 95 CE 80 95 87.5
Gary R. Habernas, Ph.D.  A.D. 95 95 95 95.0
William Hendriksen, Ph.D. AD 80 to 98 80 98 89.0
A.E. Hill, Ph.D. AD 80 to 90 80 90 85.0
Holman Bible Handbook, David S. Dockery, Ph.D. Editor 60 90 75.0
Nelsen'sStudy Bible H.Wayne House, Th.D. J.D. Editor, A.D. 90 90 90 90.0
R. Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and D. Brown, eds.  AD 90 to 94 90 94 92.0
B.P.W. Stather Hunt, Ph.D.  pre. AD 70 69 69 69.0
Howard Clark Kee, Ph.D. AD 90 90 90 90.0
Craig S. Keener, Ph.D. mid AD 90's 95 95 95.0
Andreas J. Kostenberger, Ph.D.  A date after 81 A.D. is appropiate 82 82 82.0
Mark S. Krause, Ph.D. AD 85-95 85 95 90.0
Werner Georg Kummel, Ph.D. AD 90's 90 99 94.5
Richard C.H. Lenski, D.D. between AD 75 and 100, probably 80 or 85 80 85 82.5
John MacArthur, Ph.D. approximately AD 80 to 90 80 90 85.0
K.E. Malberg, AD 89 to 90 89 90 89.5
Bruce Metzger, Ph.D. AD 90 90 90 90.0
Leon Morris, Ph.D. pre AD 70's 70 79 74.5
Nelson's Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts  A.D. 66 to 98 66 98 82.0
Thomas Nelson's KJV Study Bible, Wayne A. Brindle, Th.D. Editor 85 85 85.0
Nelson's NKJV Study Bible, Earl D. Radmacher, Th.D. General Editor 88 92 90.0
S.L. Peterson, AD 90  Timeline Charts of the Western Church 90 90 90.0
Reformation Study Bible, R.C. Sproul, Ph.D. General Editor,, A.D.90 90 90 90.0
J.A.T. Robinson, Ph.D. AD 40 to 65 40 65 52.5
T. Robinson, AD 90 to 95 The Bible Timeline 90 95 92.5
Charles Caldwell Ryrie, Th.D., Ph.D., Ryrie Study Bible AD 85 to 90 85 90 87.5
Stephen S. Smalley, Ph.D. AD 85 85 85 85.0
William Smith, Ph.D. Smith's Bible Dictionary. A.D.78 78 78 78.0
Carsten Peter Thiede, Ph.D. Prior to 70 AD Director of the Institute for Basic Epistemological Research in Paderborn, Germany  70 70 70.0
Edward J. Tinsley, Ph.D. AD 95 95 95 95.0
Joseph B. Tyson, Ph.D. AD 90 to 95  Professor emeritus of Religious Studies at SMU 90 95 92.5
Merrill F. Unger, Ph.D. Th.D, A.D. 85 to 95 85 95 90.0
Robert Utley, D.Min. before A.D. 70, Retired Professor ofo Hermeneutics 69 69 69.0
Edwin Yamauchi, Ph.D.  Scholars have recently favored a date of A.D. 70s or 80's 75 85 80.0
Franklin W. Young, Ph.D. AD 90 90 90 90.0
The Woman's Study Bible, Dorothy Kelley Patterson, Ph.D. General Editor 80 95 87.5
Willmington's Bible Handbook, Harold L. Willmington, Ph.D. 90 90 90.0
Number Scholars 60
Range of Dates (Averaged) 83.5 AD  to 89.4 AD
Average of Dates 86.5 AD
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