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Bibil Identifier bibil:210179
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) 'Some were saying, "He is good"' (John 7.12b)
Title (English, ) 'Good' Christology in John's Gospel?
Author Heath, Jane
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 56, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 513-535 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Far from being the banality suggested by commentators, John's use of the vocabulary of ‘goodness’ for Jesus (ἀγαθός and καλός) is christologically significant. It points to Jesus' unity with God. The Johannine treatment of Jesus' ‘goodness’ and interpretation of the Shema contrasts with and complements the Synoptic treatment of these themes in the rich man pericope (Mark 10.17–22 parr.).
DOI 10.1017/S0028688510000111
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Gospel of John
Terms ἀγαθός αγαθος
καλός καλος
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