Re: Voegelin quote
- This quote from Voegelin has been cited a lot lately:
"'Because the Gospel of John paints this primary impression of Jesus so
uncomparably intensive, it stands by content ('sachlich') and temporarily at
I feel the need to point out that the English translation here is not exact,
which may be causing some misunderstanding. I do not have the German
original, so what follows is more of a reconstruction than a translation,
but I think it should read:
"Because the Gospel of John paints this first-hand impression of Jesus so
incomparably and so intensively, it stands in relation to its content and in
relation to date (time) at the beginning."
I pass no comment on the content of this quotation.
JOHN E STATON