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Re: [John_Lit] John as Trial

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  • Lorna Wilson
    Bob, Truth on Trial deals specifically with the 4G although there are 8 brief references made to the 1st epistle in the book. Take care and best wishes,
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 3, 2001
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      Bob,

      "Truth on Trial" deals specifically with the 4G although there are 8 brief
      references made to the 1st epistle in the book.


      Take care and best wishes,

      Lorna Wilson


      >From: "Bob Wilson" <robtdwilson@...>
      >Reply-To: johannine_literature@yahoogroups.com
      >To: johannine_literature@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [John_Lit] John as Trial
      >Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2001 23:02:38 -0000
      >
      >Lorna & Kevin,
      >
      >Thanks for the information about legal terms in John's Gospel: this
      >will add more fuel to my fire and I am interested in reading both the
      >scripture mentioned & both of the books. However, since the 2 books
      >are not currently on my bookshelf, I am interested in knowing if they
      >deal specifically with the Gospel or do they add discussion on the
      >legal nature of the 1st Epistle?
      >
      >Lorna Wilson Wrote:
      > > If not already mentioned, I recommend, Andrew Lincoln's
      > > book, "Truth on Trial: The Lawsuit Motif in the Fourth Gospel"
      > > by Hendrickson, Nov 2000 ISBN
      > > 1-56563-282-6 for further studies on trial motifs in John.
      >
      >Kevin Anderson wrote:
      > > Francis Maloney, in the second volume of his three-volume
      > > commentary (Signs and Shadows:
      > > Reading John 5--12) deals with the conflict episodes as a trial.
      > > His heading for the section dealing with 5:31-47 is entitled
      > > "Witness and Accusation" (p. 19), and he makes specific reference
      > > to trial language on pages 23-24, 26, 95, and 111 (for starters).
      >
      >==========
      >Kevin also wrote:
      > > I am intrigued by your reference to John's interest in written
      > > things as a reflection of the trial or legal themes in John/1 John.
      >
      >When building my grammatical outline of 1 John (remember diagramming
      >sentences?), The pre-eminence of the 'writing/have written' sections
      >stood out so much that I boxed them separately to emphasize what I
      >felt was John's emphasis. Legal document or not, the author
      >definitely wanted us to know what he was doing and why! I agree with
      >you, Kevin, on the greater 'feel' of destiny flowing deliberately
      >from the pen. What an awesome privilege he had!
      >
      >Because of HIM
      >Bob Wilson
      >Centerport, PA
      >
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