1716RE: [ANE-2] Johanine anti-sacrament?
- Jun 4, 2006Thanks to all for references and links.
Jeffrey B. Gibson asked:
>But I'm curious to know how you define "sacramental bias" and why youWhen the author of a Gospel fails to mention a symbolic ritual ('this is my
>see Jn 13 as suggesting an "anti-sacamental" one.
body...')of central importance to the Synoptic writers and the 1st century
church (1 Cor 10:17), but presents instead an inversion in which Satan
rather than the Holy Spirit enters in with the bread and wine, one has to
wonder why. Had it become necessary by the 2nd century to remind readers
that praxis alone does not sanctify ritual? I look forward to reading the
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