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Bibil Identifier bibil:213834
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Disaffiliation in Associations and the ἀποσυναγωγός of John
Author Kloppenborg, John S.
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 67, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 1-16 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article tries to understand what might have been at stake for the synagogue from which the Johannine Jesus partisans had been expelled and what was at stake in the coinage of the term ἀποσυναγωγός. It we refuse to accept naively John’s overlexicalised and retrospective account of the grounds for expulsions and pay attention to the practices of other groups in articulating a disciplinary code, I suggest that what was at stake was deviant behaviour on the part of the Johannine Jesus-partisans: either failure to comply with the larger group’s practices concerning Sabbath observance, or more likely, clique formation.
DOI 10.4102/hts.v67i1.962
Pericopes John 9,22
Terms ἀποσυνάγωγος αποσυναγωγος
Links Online document (PDF, English)
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