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New Testament works traditionally attributed to John the Apostle or to a Johannine Christian community
Of these five books, the only one that explicitly identifies its author as a "John" is Revelation. Modern scholarship generally rejects the idea that this work is written by the same author as the other four documents. The gospel identifies its author as the disciple whom Jesus loved, commonly identified with John the Evangelist since the end of the first century.
^Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History Book iii. Chapter xxiii.
^Harris, Stephen L. (1985). Understanding the Bible: a Reader's Introduction (2nd ed.). Palo Alto: Mayfield. p. 355. ISBN978-0-87484-696-6. Although ancient traditions attributed to the Apostle John the Fourth Gospel, the Book of Revelation, and the three Epistles of John, modern scholars believe that he wrote none of them.