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Departure and consolation : the Johannine farewell discourses in light of Greco-Roman literature / by George L. Parsenios.

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Subject: Bible. John, XIII-XVII > Language, style.
Bible. New Testament. Jean. XIII-XVII > Langue.
Johannesevangelium 13-17.
Farewells in the Bible.
Greek literature, Hellenistic > History and criticism.
Farewells in literature.
Adieux dans la Bible.
Littérature grecque hellénistique > Histoire et critique.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781429452755
  • ISBN: 1429452757
  • ISBN: 9789004142787
  • ISBN: 9004142789
  • ISBN: 9781433705045
  • ISBN: 1433705044
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 174 pages)
  • Publisher: Leiden ; Brill, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-164) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chapter One. The One and the Many; Chapter Two. "Arise, Let Us Go Forth"; Chapter Three. The Thematics of Tokenness; Chapter Four. And the Flesh Became Words ... ; Chapter Five. Summary and Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Modern Authors; Index of Ancient Sources.
Summary: This study employs classical literature to interpret new aspects of the Johannine Farewell Discourses that have been understood previously through recourse to Jewish literature. The puzzling pause of Jesus at 14:31 and the function of the Paraclete receive particular attention.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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