int-ch-08-john

int-ch-08-john - p Outsiders misunderstand Jesus e.g.,...

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Spiritual and material Gospel John
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90s CE p Edited material dates to apostolic times E.g., hypothetical signs source (box 8.1) Manuscript by a disciple of Jesus? Editions by elders in the community? p Place? p Purpose: “that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his Date and Place
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Anonymous Gospel p Tradition associates Gospel with John John, disciple of Jesus, brother of James, and son of Zebedee (Mark 1:19–20); this “John” not mentioned in fourth Gospel (see box 8.2) Or John “the elder” of the NT letters p Beloved Disciple (John 13 20; box 8.3) Unnamed figure in the Gospel Competition with Peter Gives true testimony and wrote these things Author
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Founded by one of Jesus’ disciples p Members driven from their synagogues for belief in Jesus 9:22–28; 12:42; 16:2 p Community’s defense is strong, internal ethic: “love one another”
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Unformatted text preview: p Outsiders misunderstand Jesus e.g., 2:1922; 3:4; 4:11; 11:12; some believe Community 90% of John is NOT in Synoptic Gospels p Uses possible signs source p Three-year ministry (not one) p Jesus long discourses focus on who he is Synoptic Gospels focus on Gods kingdom 5:1947; 6:2570; 7:1452; 8:1259; 10:118, etc. p Jesus is the messenger and the message p Symbolism Style Incarnation (1:119; 6:41) p Conflict (5:18; 6:6071; 8:3959) p Testimony (1:1928; 4:39; 5:3147; 8:1220) p True Revelation (8:2120) p Lifted up and glorified (8:21; 12:2736) p Jesus reveals God because he is God p Love one another (action, NOT feeling) Key Themes Prologue on the word (1:119) p Book of signs (1:1912:50) p Book of glory (13:120:31) p Appearances and epilogue (21:125) Outline...
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course REL 1005 taught by Professor Burkett during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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