Johannine literature is the collection of New Testament works that are attached by tradition to the person of John the Apostle. The collection is usually considered to include:
The five works show some similarity in imagery, but differ greatly in style and presentation. There exist many modern biblical scholars reject entirely the idea of a unified corpus of Johannine literature, whereas others see the works as the product of an early Christian community with links to John the Apostle. For further discussion, see Authorship of the Johannine works.