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By Pamela E. Kinlaw

This ebook examines the divine-human union of Jesus Christ within the Gospel and the Epistles of John in mild of old Mediterranean versions of the way gods have been believed to seem on the earth. whereas the 2 basic versions, metamorphosis and ownership, are stumbled on through the writer to be extra complicated than has been formerly said, the booklet argues that the ownership version presents the foundation for the Johannine contribution to incarnation, which Kinlaw phrases the “indwelling” version. This Johannine version adapts the idea that of the transitority ownership of a individual through a god to a version of everlasting ownership, hence making transparent to that historical viewers how the divine and human can coexist within the individual of Jesus.

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