RE: [John_Lit] The use of FG in times like these
- Good questions, Jeffery! I hope people will respond to them.
Who is it who's writing this story? The leader of a
small sectarian group at odds not only with the empire
but even with others of his own religion and who
believes that the destruction of a 'temple' will
fulfill God's plan? One who believes that everyone has
a hand in that temple's destruction?
Does Johannine irony and the emphasis upon love
prevent Johannine sectarianism from turning to
As for John's Gospel, is Johannine irony merely