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Bibil Identifier bibil:205954
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Narrative Structures of Glory and Glorification in the Fourth Gospel
Author Nielsen, Jesper Tang
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 56, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Year (Second publication) 2010
Language English
Pages 343-366 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article takes part in the reopened discussion of the Johannine δόξα/δοξάζϵιν by interpreting the concept in light of the narrative structures in the Fourth Gospel. On the basis of Aristotle's definition of a whole and complete μῦθος and his distinction between πϵριπέτϵια and ἀναγνώρισις it is shown that the main structure in the Johannine narrative concerns humans' recognition of Jesus' identity as son of God. As a consequence of being firmly integrated in this narrative structure, the Johannine concept δόξα/δοξάζϵιν basically denotes divine identity and recognition. Opposing a contemporary trend in Johannine studies it is finally argued that δόξα/δοξάζϵιν in the Fourth Gospel should be understood within the normal narrative sequence.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Glory
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Gospel of John
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Synchronic Methods : Narratology
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : Literature - Philosophy : Aristotle
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Gratefulness
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