Re: Re(2): [John_Lit] Re: John as Title
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Subject: Re(2): [John_Lit] Re: John as Title
> Looking at the distinctive JB material in John lately, I've been wondering
> it there was a JB independent tradition or distinctive theological content
> that has made it into the Johannine tradition and was developed
> While Bultmann's Gnostic Offenbarungsreden theory falls short on a number
> of fronts, I wonder what may have been the case regarding Essene
> perspective, reflecting some upon Charlesworth's work here.
Boismard OP - Of all the NT writings, 1Jn... presents... the greatest number
of theological contacts with the writings from Qumran. (Charlesworth ed Jn &
Dead Sea Scrolls)
This is one of the reasons why I reckon 1Jn is much earlier than final
edition of 4G.