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Bibil Identifier bibil:212680
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The exposition of John 17:6-8
Title (English, ) An exegetical exercise
Author van der Merwe, D.G.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 59, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2003
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2003
Year (Copyright) 2003
Year (Reference) 2003
Language English
Pages 169-190 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This essay is an exegesis of Jn 17:6-8 aimed at gaining an understanding of what the Fourth Evangelist tries to emphasize and to communicate concerning the character and success of Jesus This essay is an exegesis of Jn 17:6-8 aimed at gaining an understanding of what the Fourth Evangelist tries to emphasize and to communicate concerning the character and success of Jesus’ earthly ministry. Firstly, a discourse analysis is conducted to point out the linguistic symmetric parallelism through which the Evangelist (1) emphasizes the success of Jesus’ ministry, (2) structures the principal components of Jesus’ ministry and the response of his disciples and (3) tries to explain the meaning of these components. Secondly, a theological exposition of these principal components is conducted, in respect of (1) Revelation: … (2) Obedience /Acceptance: … and (3) Faith: … () earthly ministry. Firstly, a discourse analysis is conducted to point out the linguistic symmetric parallelism through which the Evangelist (1) emphasizes the success of Jesus’ ministry, (2) structures the principal components of Jesus’ ministry and the response of his disciples and (3) tries to explain the meaning of these components. Secondly, a theological exposition of these principal components is conducted, in respect of (1) Revelation: … (2) Obedience / Acceptance: … and (3) Faith: … ()
Pericopes John 17,6-17,8
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