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Bibil Identifier bibil:220033
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Thought in John 1:3c-4
Author Nolland, John
Journal Tyndale Bulletin (Volume: 62, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 295-311 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract With a working assumption that the final words of verse 3 belong with verse 4, the article seeks to clarify the thought in the three clauses making up verses 3c-4. It concludes that the thought expressed is this: the mystery of animate life, existing as it does 'in the Logos', shines as a light upon humanity, a light intended to light up the divine presence in the world in that it reveals the presence and working of the Logos. A second alternative is possibly viable: creation is life-giving, and the life it gives acts as a light revealing the Logos.
Pericopes John 1,3-1,4
Last modification 2012-02-29