> Interesting link (a complete book!):
> The Beloved Disciple: His Name and His Story
> by Vernard Eller
> "I am not claiming here to have proved that Lazarus of Bethany was the
> Beloved Disciple. But I will say again that, if it is not Lazarus, then we
> have not been given a ghost of an idea about who it might have been.
> fits better than any other possible candidate. "
How about brother James?
> Personally, I agree with Tom's 5-stage approach, and with Ken's critique
> of Frank's numerical-order list of passages. So why not start with the
> texts that mention the BD explicitly, then discuss the "anonymous/other
> disciple" passages, and only later the passages outside of John. In
> other words:
> BD1) 13:23-25
> BD2) 19:26-27
> BD3) 20:2-10
> BD4) 21:7
> BD5) 21:20-24
> 6) 1:35-40
> 7) 18:15-16
> 8) 19:35
Dear Felix Just:
This looks like a fine agenda.
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