By Christina Petterson
Petterson argues that John's Jesus is unacceptable to the venture for the restoration of 'Early Christianity' as imagined in Johannine study during the last 70 years or so. in its place, she exhibits how John produces itself because the car of Jesus' revelation as opposed to a physique. This happens via its use of writing, its attribute use of verbs and syntax, and its mode of revelation. The booklet hence situates John in a context that doesn't commence with, and hence makes an attempt to be, unconstrained through fastened different types of Christ, gnosticism, Eucharist, physique and flesh, and indicates how such readings curtail the fullness of the textual content in favour of a extra general earthly Jesus. Petterson concludes by way of outlining ways that John could be learn if those containment thoughts are disregarded.
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From Tomb to Text: The Body of Jesus in the Book of John by Christina Petterson