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Bibil Identifier bibil:261010
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Isaiah as a Background of the Metaphorical 'I am' Sayings in John's Gospel
Author Burz-Tropper, Veronika
Journal Biblica (Volume: 102, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2021
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2021
Year (Copyright) 2021
Year (Reference) 2021
Year (Second publication) 2021
Language English
Pages 229-247 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article tries to show that almost all of the Johannine images used in the metaphorical 'I am' sayings can already be found as 'images of God' in Isaiah. Therefore Isaiah is to be regarded as one of the main sources for the Gospel of John in developing its image of God. The Fourth Evangelist seems to have claimed all these images (bread of life, light of the world, door, good shepherd, resurrection and life, way and truth and life, vine), which he likely found in Isaiah, for his God-Jesus metaphor
DOI 10.2143/BIB.102.2.3289500
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Gospel of John
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Metaphor
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Latter Prophets : Isaiah
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