One of the 12 disciples.  John Boanerges was the brother of James the Apostle and son of Zebedee and Salome.  He was known as the Beloved Disciple.  John was a fisherman when Jesus called him to service.  He wrote the Gospel of John, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, and Revelation.  John was ambitious with an explosive temper (he mellowed with age).  He was banished to the isle of Patmos for his teachings.

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