Allusion and Meaning in John 6

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Publication Date:
February 2012
Copyright year:
2005
ISBN:
978-3-11-092056-7

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Aims and Scope

Many interpreters read John 6 as a contrast between Jesus and Judaism: Jesus repudiates Moses and manna and offers himself as an alternative. In contrast, this monograph argues that John 6 places elements of the Exodus story in a positive and constructive relationship to Jesus. This reading leads to an understanding of John as an interpreter of Exodus who, like other contemporary Jewish interpreters, sees current experiences in light of the Exodus story. This approach to John offers new possibilities for assessing the gospel’s relationship to Jewish scripture, its dualism, and its metaphorical language.

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Supplementary Information

23 x 15.5 cm
ix, 237 pages
Language:
English
Type of Publication:
Monograph
Keyword(s):
Exodus; Gospel of John; New Testament; meaning (bible)

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Susan Hylen, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee/USA.

"The book is to be valued as a cogent analysis of John's interpretation of the Exodus story."
Michael F. Bird in: Expository Times 1/2006

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