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By Edward H. Gerber

A extra nuanced view of the Fourth Gospel s media nature indicates a brand new and promising paradigm for assessing expansive and embedded makes use of of scripture during this paintings. the vast majority of experiences exploring the Fourth Evangelist s use of scripture to this point have approached the Fourth Gospel because the made from a hugely proficient author, who rigorously interweaves numerous components and figures from scripture into the canvas of his accomplished rfile. the current learn makes an attempt to calibrate a literary method of the Fourth Gospel s use of scripture with an appreciation for oral poetic impacts, wherein an orally-situated composer s use of conventional references and compositional process should be of 1 and an identical piece. most significantly, pre-formed story-patterns thick with referential that means have been utilized in the development of latest works. the current examine makes the case that the Fourth Evangelist has patterned his tale of Jesus after a retelling of the tale of Adam & Israel in interrelated methods: first within the prologue, after which within the physique of the Gospel as a whole."

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