Re: John 21:24: Antecedent of 'the disciple who wrote these things'
- --- In johannine_literature@y..., "Bob MacDonald" <bobmacdonald@h...>
> What is the generally accepted opinion on who is intended as theantecedent
> for OUTOS in verse 24 'this is the disciple who... wrote thesethings'?
> (Peter, the unknown author, the Beloved Disciple, someone namedJohn?)
>I think the Beloved Disciple (whoever he/she may be!), who is also
the subject of verse 23.
JOHN E STATON
- For my own part, Jeffrey, pressure of work has prevented me reading
these estimable papers, and I will not insult the authors by
commenting on work I have not read. I have downloaded the papers, and
will read them when time permits.
JOHN E STATON
--- In johannine_literature@y..., Horace Jeffery Hodges
> I think that there would be little disagreement on
> this listserve that our discussion-schedule aims have
> not been met as we had wished. There was no real
> discussion of Paul Anderson's paper on the Paraclete
> and little discussion of the last several papers --
> including Elizabeth Danna's paper and my own two
> papers on the dualism of food in John.
> Only the first few papers received an adequate
> Doubtless, many reasons could be advanced to explain
> this decline in the number of participants in the
> discussions and in the intensity of the discussions,
> and I won't hazard any guesses about what these
> reasons might be, but I will emphasize that the
> decline has nothing to do with any decline in the
> quality of the later papers. (Yes, I realize that this
> is a self-interested remark.)
> I think that we need to think about how to reform any
> future discussions of papers in order to better meet
> our aims. I have one suggestion that, if agreed upon
> and adhered to, would radically transform future
> discussions. Here is my proposal:
> In future discussions, everyone who posts a paper for
> discussion must formally agree to read and comment
> upon all other papers posted for discussion within a
> specified and agreed upon time frame.
> This seems eminently fair to me (or I wouldn't be
> proposing it), but I would like to know what others
> Jeffery Hodges
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