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Bibil Identifier bibil:200365
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Who Gets What? God or Disciples, Human Spirit or Holy Spirit in John 19:30
Author Crump, David
Journal Novum Testamentum. An International Quarterly for New Testament and Related Studies (Volume: 51, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 78-89 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Interpretations of John 19:30 historically have divided themselves into three categories: (1) Jesus surrenders his spirit in death (traditional view); (2) Jesus gives the Holy Spirit to disciples at the cross (E.C. Hoskyns); and (3) a combination of these two, wherein the explicit description of death also implies the Spirit's future denouement. Here a new interpretation is offered that is more congruent with Johannine theology and vocabulary: Jesus is actually returning the Holy Spirit to his Father in preparation for the sending of the Paraclete as promised in John 7:39.
DOI 10.1163/156853608X323064
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Spirit
Pericopes John 19,30
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